Cornelius employment information

IndexCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$46,223$25,608$28,555
Median household income$81,059$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$97,655$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$56,021$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$60,412$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$39,816$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cornelius is 62% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cornelius is 52% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cornelius is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cornelius is 54% lower than the national average.

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Cornelius median earnings by income bracket

Cornelius employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%2.0%
Manufacturing sector11.1%0.2%
Financial & insurance services13.7%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services19.8%14.7%
Public administration2.6%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%4.3%
Education, health & social services8.3%21.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westport, NC3,794$99,80387%
Davidson, NC11,492$94,55177%
Huntersville, NC49,279$85,25859%
Harrisburg, NC13,549$82,13554%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,331$67,89727%
Cornelius, NC26,246$81,05952%

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Paradise, CA26,246$41,48222%
Seguin, TX26,237$36,75531%
Mount Pleasant, WI26,220$65,34722%
Plainview, NY26,206$122,591129%
Rexburg, ID26,301$25,60652%
Cornelius, NC26,246$81,05952%
Source: The Cornelius, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.