Balfour employment information

IndexBalfourNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,540$25,608$28,555
Median household income$45,118$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,462$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,148$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$16,684$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$21,231$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Balfour is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Balfour is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Balfour is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Balfour is 21% lower than the national average.

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Balfour median earnings by income bracket

Balfour employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services31.4%5.3%
Public administration6.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.7%63.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Biltmore Forest, NC1,459$146,667174%
Flat Rock, NC3,181$63,98320%
Royal Pines, NC5,124$63,26818%
Laurel Park, NC2,696$63,12518%
Bent Creek, NC1,509$62,64217%
Balfour, NC1,453$45,11816%

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Tonto Basin, AZ1,453$35,73433%
Rollingwood, TX1,453$161,429202%
Sunnyside, GA1,453$76,03342%
New Berlinville, PA1,453$60,86514%
Oceana, WV1,452$32,54639%
Balfour, NC1,453$45,11816%
Source: The Balfour, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.