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Demographic Facts You Need to Know, NC vs. US

It’s hard to understand and process new information if we don’t have sufficient context and grounding in basic facts. A lot of what we do at Carolina Demography is help people understand the demographic facts at hand. The facts of … Continue reading

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Economic Data Resources

At Carolina Demography, we don’t just answer questions about basic demographics. We also regularly field questions from individuals and organizations about economic data availability, usage, and interpretation. We discussed demographic data resources in this post; here’s our guide to key … Continue reading

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NC in Focus: Labor Day

In celebration of Labor Day, a national holiday created to recognize the social and economic achievements of American workers, here’s a quick look at some data about North Carolina’s labor force. 4.7 million North Carolinians 16 and over were in … Continue reading

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Are 93% of men in Polkton, NC, really unemployed?

I stumbled across the following table while searching for some North Carolina information: Table 1. “Employed Male Civilian Population Percentage City Rank” (low to high), 2006-2010 ACS This table supposedly represents the percentage of the male civilian population that is … Continue reading

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