Connections

Explore more than 150 data sets to see how North Carolina and its counties are measuring up. Use the easy-to-understand charts and graphs to better comprehend our challenges and find the connections among them.

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At 81%, Perquimans County Schools had the highest percentage of 1st graders meeting reading proficiency standards.

In 2016, 100% of the children enrolled in childcare in Avery County attended 4-5 star facilities.

Anson, Pamlico and Person counties retained the most kindergartners in 2015 at 13%.

Columbus County retained the highest percentage of 1st graders in 2015 at 14%.

More than 40% of children (0-5) in Alleghany, Clay and Tyrrell counties are enrolled in licensed childcare.

In 2015, Washington and Hyde counties had the highest Pre-K attendance rates in the state.

On average, about 10% of NC students (grades K-3) were considered chronically absent in the 2013-14 school year.

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Three school districts have graduation rates exceeding 95%- Avery County, Dare County, and Elkin City Schools.

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19 school districts had <5% of 11th graders meet all college & career readiness benchmarks on the ACT.

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Construction laborers, 17,220 total in NC, is one of the occupations most vulnerable to automation.

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In 2013, North Carolina ranked 14th in the nation for total carbon dioxide emissions.

Hyde County has experienced the highest breast cancer death rate between 2010 and 2014.

Durham county has had the highest rate of physical therapist in 2013, 12 per 10,000 residents.

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Counties that did not have any nurse practitioner in 2013 are Camden, Currituck and Montgomery.

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Four counties in NC face the loss of more than 40% of current jobs due to automation.

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Four counties in NC, Clay, Hyde, Tyrrell and Washington, do not have any occupational therapist in 2012.

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Three counties in NC do not have Occupational Therapy Assistants in 2012.

Union County has had the largest increase in number of pharmacists per 10,000 people from 2000-2012.

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Chowan County had the highest rate of physical therapist assistants in 2013, 8 per 10,000 population.

Washington County has had the largest increase in physician assistant per 10,000 population from 2000-2012.

Greene County has the largest increase in number of physicians per 10,000 population from 2000-2012.

Hyde county has had the largest increase for the number of licensed practical nurses per 10,000 people from 2000-2012.

Perquimans County had the lowest rate of registered nurses, with 12 per 10,000 residents in 2013.

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Orange County had the highest rate of Respiratory Therapists in NC, 10.8 per 10,000 population.

Wake County's total population changed 43.5% from 2000-2010.

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