Central employment information

Income per capita$15,170$24,811$28,555
Median household income$25,592$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,616$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,200$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$24,750$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$10,000$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level31.3%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central is 101% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Central median earnings by income bracket

Central employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services29.1%19.9%
Public administration4.5%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.5%46.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gray, TN1,885$55,0983%
Jonesborough, TN5,138$49,6887%
Oak Grove CDP (Washington County), TN4,732$48,06810%
Oak Grove, TN178$47,23712%
Spurgeon, TN3,747$45,88014%
Central, TN2,060$25,59252%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tuckerman, AR2,060$29,60545%
Chouteau, OK2,060$41,79522%
Maple Lake, MN2,061$52,0193%
Cave Junction, OR2,059$26,17251%
Oakbrook Terrace, IL2,061$69,33330%
Central, TN2,060$25,59252%
Source: The Central, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.