North Carolina
Indicators
Poverty Rate
18.03%
+2.952% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of people in the state who fell below the official poverty line ($23,492 for a family of four) in 2012. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
41st
RANK
NC
Child Poverty
26.0
+5.008% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of children under 18 in the state living below the offical poverty line ($23,492 for a family of four) in 2012. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
41st
RANK
NC
Unemployment Rate
9.5%
+1.405% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of all workers in the state that were unemployed in 2012. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics).
47th
RANK
NC
Hunger and Food Insecurity
17.0%
+3.053% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of households in the state that were food insecure on average from 2010-2012, meaning they experienced difficulty at some time during the year providing enough food for all their members due to a lack of money or resources. (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement).
47th
RANK
NC
Affordable Housing
67
+2.065% better than U.S. avg.
Number of apartments (or other units) in the state that were affordable and available for every 100 renter households with very-low incomes in 2010. Very low-income households are those with income at or below 50% of the area median income. (Source: National Low Income Housing Center, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey).
21st
RANK
NC
Assets and Savings
26.8%
+2.943% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of households in the state that were "asset poor" in 2010. This is the share of households whose total assets, including any home equity (minus their total liabilities) are less than three times the monthly federal poverty threshold. (Source: Bay Area Council Economic Institute, analysis for CFED of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Income and Program Participation).
37th
RANK
NC
High School Graduation
76.9%
-1.427% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of high school students in the state graduating on time at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. (Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data)
32nd
RANK
NC
Disconnected Youth
19%
+2.987% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of youth ages 16 to 24 in the state who were not in school or working in 2011. (Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, for Kids Count).
40th
RANK
NC
Higher Education Attainment
37.97%
-1.696% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of young adults ages 25-34 in the state who had an associates degree or higher from 2009-2011. (Source: Center for American Progress, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Table B15001).
29th
RANK
NC
Gender Wage Gap
82¢
+4.024% better than U.S. avg.
Amount a woman earns for every dollar a man would earn in the same job in the state in 2012. (Source: Institute for Women’s Policy Research, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey).
11th
RANK
NC
Unemployment Insurance Coverage
24.00%
-4.690% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of unemployed workers in the state that were helped by unemployment insurance in 2012. (Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Chartbook).
34th
RANK
NC
Children Living Apart from Parents
3
-2.660% better than U.S. avg.
Number of children in the state who lived in foster care for every 1,000 children under 18 in 2011. (Source: Child Trends analysis for Kids Count of data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, made available through the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect).
3rd
RANK
NC
Teen Birth Rate
34.9
+2.499% worse than U.S. avg.
Number of births that took place in the state for every 1,000 women aged 15 to 19 in 2011. (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System).
33rd
RANK
NC
Health Insurance Coverage
32.02%
+14.292% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of people under 65 and belew 138% FPL in the state who did not have health insurance at any time during 2012. (Source: Center for American Progress, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Table C27016).
43rd
RANK
NC
Population 9.4 Mill.
No. in Poverty 1.7 Mill.
Best Indicators
th
Children Living Apart from Parents
3rd
Gender Wage Gap
11th
Worst Indicators
Unemployment Rate
47th
Hunger and Food Insecurity
47th
Health Insurance Coverage
43rd
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North Carolina
Population 9.4 Mill.
No. in Poverty 1.7 Mill.
Best Indicators
th
Children Living Apart from Parents
3rd
Gender Wage Gap
11th
Worst Indicators
Unemployment Rate
47th
Hunger and Food Insecurity
47th
Health Insurance Coverage
43rd
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Indicators
Poverty Rate
18.03%
RANK
41st
+2.952% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of people in the state who fell below the official poverty line ($23,492 for a family of four) in 2012. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
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Child Poverty
26.00
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41st
+5.008% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of children under 18 in the state living below the offical poverty line ($23,492 for a family of four) in 2012. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau ACS).
NC
Unemployment Rate
9.50%
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47th
+1.405% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of all workers in the state that were unemployed in 2012. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics).
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Hunger and Food Insecurity
17.00%
RANK
47th
+3.053% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of households in the state that were food insecure on average from 2010-2012, meaning they experienced difficulty at some time during the year providing enough food for all their members due to a lack of money or resources. (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement).
NC
Affordable Housing
67.00
RANK
21st
+2.065% better than U.S. avg.
Number of apartments (or other units) in the state that were affordable and available for every 100 renter households with very-low incomes in 2010. Very low-income households are those with income at or below 50% of the area median income. (Source: National Low Income Housing Center, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey).
NC
Assets and Savings
26.80%
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37th
+2.943% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of households in the state that were "asset poor" in 2010. This is the share of households whose total assets, including any home equity (minus their total liabilities) are less than three times the monthly federal poverty threshold. (Source: Bay Area Council Economic Institute, analysis for CFED of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Income and Program Participation).
NC
High School Graduation
76.90%
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32nd
-1.427% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of high school students in the state graduating on time at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. (Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data)
NC
Disconnected Youth
19.00%
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40th
+2.987% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of youth ages 16 to 24 in the state who were not in school or working in 2011. (Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, for Kids Count).
NC
Higher Education Attainment
37.97%
RANK
29th
-1.696% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of young adults ages 25-34 in the state who had an associates degree or higher from 2009-2011. (Source: Center for American Progress, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Table B15001).
NC
Gender Wage Gap
82.00¢
RANK
11th
+4.024% better than U.S. avg.
Amount a woman earns for every dollar a man would earn in the same job in the state in 2012. (Source: Institute for Women’s Policy Research, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey).
NC
Unemployment Insurance Coverage
24.00%
RANK
34th
-4.690% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of unemployed workers in the state that were helped by unemployment insurance in 2012. (Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Chartbook).
NC
Children Living Apart from Parents
3.00
RANK
3rd
-2.660% better than U.S. avg.
Number of children in the state who lived in foster care for every 1,000 children under 18 in 2011. (Source: Child Trends analysis for Kids Count of data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, made available through the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect).
NC
Teen Birth Rate
34.90
RANK
33rd
+2.499% worse than U.S. avg.
Number of births that took place in the state for every 1,000 women aged 15 to 19 in 2011. (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System).
NC
Health Insurance Coverage
32.02%
RANK
43rd
+14.292% worse than U.S. avg.
Percentage of people under 65 and belew 138% FPL in the state who did not have health insurance at any time during 2012. (Source: Center for American Progress, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Table C27016).
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