Central employment information

IndexCentralSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$12,923$24,222$28,555
Median household income$24,581$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,472$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,574$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$13,772$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$10,532$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate7.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level40.4%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central is 159% higher than the national average.

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Central median earnings by income bracket

Central employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services8.8%10.1%
Public administration0.3%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services21.2%47.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Northlake, SC4,317$70,48632%
Six Mile, SC928$59,25011%
Centerville, SC6,749$46,13014%
Easley, SC20,242$40,45324%
Arial, SC2,739$38,75028%
Central, SC5,170$24,58154%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whitfield, PA5,171$71,95535%
Lindale, TX5,169$50,7785%
Preston, ID5,172$49,9557%
Glendive, MT5,167$40,67324%
Redwood Falls, MN5,174$44,78416%
Central, SC5,170$24,58154%
Source: The Central, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.