Cornelius employment information

IndexCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$49,391$26,779$29,829
Median household income$86,355$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,547$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,481$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$65,984$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$40,000$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%16.8%15.1%
The Cornelius, NC 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 Cornelius is $49,391, which is 84% higher than than the North Carolina average and 66% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $86,355, which is 79% higher than than the North Carolina average and 56% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cornelius is 3%, which is 31% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cornelius is 5% which is 68% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$57,564$86,355$172,710
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
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 Cornelius is 66% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cornelius is 56% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cornelius is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cornelius is 68% lower than the national average.

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Cornelius median earnings by income bracket

Cornelius employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%2.9%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.5%
Financial & insurance services13.6%8.0%
Wholesale & retail services20.4%14.6%
Public administration2.7%0.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.4%
Education, health & social services7.8%27.5%
Other29.7%33.0%

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Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86561%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
Cornelius, NC27,426$86,35556%

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West Chicago, IL27,420$71,52029%
Lake Jackson, TX27,407$75,47336%
Fridley, MN27,447$55,0061%
Saratoga Springs, NY27,447$73,66133%
Dix Hills, NY27,403$145,387163%
Cornelius, NC27,426$86,35556%
Source: The Cornelius, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).