Cullowhee employment information

IndexCullowheeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$7,529$25,608$28,555
Median household income$15,607$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,250$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,978$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$4,848$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$2,706$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level51.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cullowhee is 74% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cullowhee is 71% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cullowhee is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cullowhee is 229% higher than the national average.

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Cullowhee median earnings by income bracket

Cullowhee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%4.7%
Financial & insurance services3.9%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.3%18.5%
Public administration4.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%2.6%
Education, health & social services26.3%38.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Webster, NC391$67,50026%
Cashiers, NC87$63,75019%
Forest Hills, NC454$62,63917%
Dillsboro, NC319$47,81311%
Maggie Valley, NC1,411$44,87516%
Cullowhee, NC5,531$15,60771%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC5,529$46,00014%
Webster, NY5,528$35,50934%
West Modesto, CA5,534$27,29749%
Stroudsburg, PA5,528$30,44543%
Groveport, OH5,535$58,0829%
Cullowhee, NC5,531$15,60771%
Source: The Cullowhee, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.