Carthage employment information

IndexCarthageNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,628$25,608$28,555
Median household income$33,086$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,792$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,579$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$38,690$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$18,973$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level23.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Carthage is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Carthage is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Carthage is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Carthage is 49% higher than the national average.

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Carthage median earnings by income bracket

Carthage employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%10.1%
Public administration8.5%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%1.0%
Education, health & social services18.3%54.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whispering Pines, NC3,023$75,47641%
Pinehurst, NC15,052$75,28441%
Seven Lakes, NC4,719$71,02333%
Foxfire, NC1,130$59,16711%
Pinebluff, NC1,342$50,5565%
Carthage, NC2,238$33,08638%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hidden Spring, ID2,238$113,106111%
Fern Prairie, WA2,238$82,94655%
Cave City, AR2,238$25,32053%
Williston Highlands, FL2,238$39,92625%
Cape Carteret, NC2,237$63,81619%
Carthage, NC2,238$33,08638%
Source: The Carthage, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.