Denton employment information

IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,757$25,608$28,555
Median household income$34,750$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,848$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,646$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$33,693$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,519$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level19.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Denton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Denton is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Denton is 70% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Denton is 23% higher than the national average.

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Denton median earnings by income bracket

Denton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.2%1.0%
Financial & insurance services1.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services21.2%5.4%
Public administration7.8%9.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.1%39.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Southmont, NC1,316$67,79827%
Tyro, NC3,555$52,8571%
New London, NC546$48,9428%
Richfield, NC774$38,75028%
Misenheimer, NC583$35,00035%
Denton, NC1,682$34,75035%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Romoland, CA1,682$61,23214%
Long Valley, NJ1,682$110,455107%
Meridian Hills, IN1,682$113,523112%
Rosebud, SD1,682$26,25051%
Winchester, NH1,683$46,35413%
Denton, NC1,682$34,75035%
Source: The Denton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.