Blowing Rock employment information

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$35,735$25,608$28,555
Median household income$49,438$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,000$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,977$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$27,054$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,375$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate0.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Blowing Rock is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blowing Rock is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blowing Rock is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blowing Rock is 5% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Blowing Rock median earnings by income bracket

Blowing Rock employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.1%
Manufacturing sector4.2%2.2%
Financial & insurance services4.6%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%20.4%
Public administration0.0%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%1.9%
Education, health & social services7.7%40.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedar Rock, NC299$112,656111%
Grandfather, NC70$88,12565%
Beech Mountain, NC561$68,75029%
Seven Devils, NC228$65,62523%
Banner Elk, NC1,078$60,00012%
Blowing Rock, NC1,175$49,4388%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Poulan, GA1,175$28,86446%
Vinco, PA1,175$49,5957%
Weeping Water, NE1,175$53,5710%
Penryn, PA1,176$74,28639%
Fellsburg, PA1,174$62,98118%
Blowing Rock, NC1,175$49,4388%
Source: The Blowing Rock, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.