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In 2019 the average median age in the NC East region was 42.25.
Hispanic population is included in "other" percentage.
Educational Attainment 2018
The region has seen a continuous decrease in the percentage of residents who possess less than a High School diploma, while both those possessing an Associates Degree or Some College and a Bachelor’s Degree or higher have increased. On the state and national level, the most significant growth also occurred in those obtaining a Bachelor's Degree and above.
Income Levels 2018
Median Household Income and Per Capita Income have both steadily increased in the region. In 2018 the median household income in the region was $44,183 and the PCI was $23,850.
In 2018 the region's population was 1.42 million according to NC Office of State Budget and Management. East NC is expected to grow at an average rate of 0.35% a year to a population of 1.48 million in July 2029.
Eastern North Carolina high school students' average scores on the SAT are in line with the state average - and are trending upward. North Carolina SAT Average Score: 1091.
Travel and Tourism expenditures are calculated using the Travel Economic Impact Model (TEIM) which is a disaggregated model comprised of 16 travel categories, including: lodging, food, retail, public transportation, auto transportation, and amusement/recreation. In the NC East region tourism expenditures were $3.77 billion in 2018 and increased 4.98% to $3.95 billion in 2019. See Tourism expenditures in the millions by county below.