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Raleigh city, North Carolina; Austin city, Texas; Atlanta city, Georgia

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Table

Raleigh city, North Carolina
Austin city, Texas
Atlanta city, Georgia
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 51.4% 53.4% 53.4%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
469,124
964,177
496,461
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
467,592
959,549
498,602
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
0.5%
-0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 467,665 961,855 498,715
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 403,892 790,390 420,003
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
6.2%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.4%
19.9%
17.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.8%
9.4%
11.6%
Female persons, percent
51.7%
49.2%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
57.5%
69.4%
40.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
28.9%
7.8%
49.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.8%
7.7%
4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.2%
6.5%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.9%
33.3%
4.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.0%
48.2%
38.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 20,085 34,879 18,350
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 12.8% 18.0% 8.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X X X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 51.5% 45.5% 44.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $266,900 $358,600 $314,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,532 $2,117 $1,962
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $556 $809 $612
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,175 $1,346 $1,227
Building permits, 2021 X X X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 187,517 395,280 215,179
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.40 2.39 2.14
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 79.8% 79.0% 78.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 17.3% 30.5% 10.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 96.8% 96.2% 92.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 92.3% 89.8% 85.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 92.2% 90.3% 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 51.4% 53.4% 53.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.6% 6.4% 8.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.3%
13.9%
11.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 70.2% 74.3% 65.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 66.5% 68.3% 64.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,829,441 5,336,931 4,270,907
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,535,382 8,839,268 8,249,204
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 565,489 1,820,385 15,197,457
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,238,058 18,284,051 7,416,315
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $19,817 $19,214 $15,070
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 24.4 24.6 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $69,720 $75,752 $64,179
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $40,520 $44,829 $50,032
Persons in poverty, percent
11.8%
12.5%
19.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X X X
Total employment, 2020 X X X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X X X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X X X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X X X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,664 23,219 14,197
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,623 12,653 7,886
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,407 5,023 2,989
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,559 4,180 2,655
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,568 15,941 9,199
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 1,084 837
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,191 18,947 10,842
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 3,178.9 3,006.4 3,685.7
Population per square mile, 2010 2,826.3 2,653.2 3,154.3
Land area in square miles, 2020 147.12 319.94 135.31
Land area in square miles, 2010 142.90 297.90 133.15
FIPS Code 3755000 4805000 1304000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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