Burnsville employment information

IndexBurnsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,752$25,608$28,555
Median household income$23,269$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,806$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,242$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$25,156$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$17,045$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level33.9%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Burnsville is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Burnsville is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Burnsville is 66% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Burnsville is 117% higher than the national average.

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Burnsville median earnings by income bracket

Burnsville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.3%2.6%
Manufacturing sector5.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%18.5%
Public administration11.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services17.5%34.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Weaverville, NC3,783$52,0563%
Mars Hill, NC2,168$41,38523%
Spruce Pine, NC2,257$31,87540%
Banner Hill, TN1,470$25,29453%
Bakersville, NC391$14,09174%
Burnsville, NC1,702$23,26956%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ragland, AL1,702$38,52328%
Herlong, CA1,702$50,7815%
Ada, MN1,702$37,14331%
Walcott, IA1,702$52,5002%
Jonesboro, IN1,702$33,03638%
Burnsville, NC1,702$23,26956%
Source: The Burnsville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.