Black Mountain employment information

IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,597$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,807$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,651$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,921$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$22,308$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$23,298$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%16.8%15.1%
The Black Mountain, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Black Mountain is $24,597, which is 8% lower than than the North Carolina average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,807, which is 13% lower than than the North Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Black Mountain is 4%, which is 19% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Black Mountain is 12% which is 20% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,868$41,807$83,614
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Black Mountain is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Black Mountain is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Black Mountain is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Black Mountain is 20% lower than the national average.

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Black Mountain median earnings by income bracket

Black Mountain employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.7%
Manufacturing sector11.7%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.6%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services19.9%14.6%
Public administration2.8%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.7%
Education, health & social services16.4%41.8%
Other36.6%32.5%

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Royal Pines, NC4,751$61,90212%
Lake Lure, NC1,363$60,92110%
Black Mountain, NC8,168$41,80724%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
McFarland, WI8,168$78,00941%
Wytheville, VA8,167$36,01035%
St. Marys, OH8,169$41,84124%
Grove City, PA8,170$44,31020%
Vinton, VA8,170$44,01220%
Black Mountain, NC8,168$41,80724%
Source: The Black Mountain, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).