Carrboro employment information

IndexCarrboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$36,451$25,608$28,555
Median household income$51,310$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$121,429$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,056$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$31,981$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$26,597$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level15.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carrboro is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carrboro is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carrboro is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carrboro is 1% lower than the national average.

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Carrboro median earnings by income bracket

Carrboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.1%
Manufacturing sector4.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.0%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services8.8%7.0%
Public administration2.1%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.5%
Education, health & social services35.5%51.3%

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Swepsonville, NC1,114$65,45522%
Chapel Hill, NC58,379$62,62017%
Carrboro, NC20,337$51,3104%

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Lebanon, OH20,338$63,52019%
Pittsburg, KS20,336$32,65539%
Wilsonville, OR20,335$58,75710%
Winter Gardens, CA20,346$61,75915%
Fort Walton Beach, FL20,320$49,5527%
Carrboro, NC20,337$51,3104%
Source: The Carrboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.