Beaufort employment information

IndexBeaufortNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,285$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,387$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,811$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,208$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$27,199$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$14,980$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate14.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level35.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Beaufort is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Beaufort is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Beaufort is 143% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Beaufort is 128% higher than the national average.

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Beaufort median earnings by income bracket

Beaufort employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.9%
Manufacturing sector13.9%1.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%15.0%
Public administration6.1%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%18.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indian Beach, NC222$116,250117%
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,549$66,01323%
Marshallberg, NC238$58,3339%
Davis, NC378$57,1887%
Harkers Island, NC1,671$49,4388%
Beaufort, NC4,119$31,38741%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colorado City, TX4,118$39,66226%
Washington Park, IL4,120$25,40153%
Morrison, IL4,118$46,92212%
Verdigris, OK4,117$67,01425%
Peotone, IL4,122$75,96042%
Beaufort, NC4,119$31,38741%
Source: The Beaufort, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.