Clayton employment information

IndexClaytonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$27,906$25,608$28,555
Median household income$56,941$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,100$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,822$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$42,181$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$33,888$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Clayton is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Clayton is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Clayton is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Clayton is 48% lower than the national average.

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Clayton median earnings by income bracket

Clayton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.9%0.5%
Manufacturing sector13.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%15.2%
Public administration3.1%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%2.4%
Education, health & social services9.2%46.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knightdale, NC12,692$72,59136%
Archer Lodge, NC4,441$68,49728%
Garner, NC26,723$58,1079%
Raleigh, NC423,287$54,5812%
Zebulon, NC4,590$50,0007%
Clayton, NC17,274$56,9416%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jenison, MI17,271$56,3815%
Durango, CO17,268$53,6210%
Buckhall, VA17,265$125,372134%
Huntington, IN17,284$39,54226%
North Babylon, NY17,262$87,40363%
Clayton, NC17,274$56,9416%
Source: The Clayton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.