Central employment information

IndexCentralTennesseeNational
Income per capita$17,879$26,019$29,829
Median household income$25,743$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,028$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,011$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$27,772$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$12,879$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level25.7%17.2%15.1%
The Central, TN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Central is $17,879, which is 31% lower than than the Tennessee average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,743, which is 45% lower than than the Tennessee average and 53% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Central is 4%, which is 5% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Central is 26% which is 70% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,160$25,743$51,486
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Central is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central is 70% higher than the national average.

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Central median earnings by income bracket

Central employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services27.1%18.5%
Public administration10.2%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.7%39.3%
Other15.1%36.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oak Grove CDP (Sumner County), TN215$67,72722%
Gray, TN1,806$51,7426%
Jonesborough, TN5,234$46,92915%
Oak Grove, TN5,152$46,64816%
Spurgeon, TN4,244$46,15917%
Central, TN2,196$25,74353%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fox Lake Hills, IL2,196$64,53717%
Whitesburg, KY2,196$37,98931%
Mackinaw, IL2,196$56,1111%
Jones Creek, TX2,195$69,42325%
Chester, CA2,195$48,92412%
Central, TN2,196$25,74353%
Source: The Central, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).