Cape Carteret employment information

IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$31,228$25,608$28,555
Median household income$63,816$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,636$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,833$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$31,935$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$30,313$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cape Carteret is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cape Carteret is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cape Carteret is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cape Carteret is 62% lower than the national average.

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Cape Carteret median earnings by income bracket

Cape Carteret employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%16.6%
Public administration14.2%11.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.7%
Education, health & social services8.1%31.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indian Beach, NC222$116,250117%
Cedar Point, NC1,480$72,14335%
Bogue, NC771$67,32126%
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,549$66,01323%
Emerald Isle, NC3,689$60,40513%
Cape Carteret, NC2,237$63,81619%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hidden Spring, ID2,238$113,106111%
Jermyn, PA2,236$42,18821%
Carthage, NC2,238$33,08638%
Cave City, AR2,238$25,32053%
Williston Highlands, FL2,238$39,92625%
Cape Carteret, NC2,237$63,81619%
Source: The Cape Carteret, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.