Dobson employment information

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,720$25,608$28,555
Median household income$27,143$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,792$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,091$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$21,964$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$15,690$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level37.3%17.6%15.6%

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Dobson is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dobson is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dobson is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dobson is 139% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Dobson median earnings by income bracket

Dobson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector23.5%21.7%
Financial & insurance services3.7%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%9.4%
Public administration1.5%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%2.8%
Education, health & social services9.6%48.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elkin, NC4,198$36,00033%
Pilot Mountain, NC1,752$35,00035%
White Plains, NC1,115$34,72235%
Mount Airy, NC10,411$31,13442%
Boonville, NC1,547$31,01642%
Dobson, NC1,550$27,14349%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Morenci, AZ1,550$63,83919%
Powhatan Point, OH1,550$45,62515%
St. Regis Park, KY1,551$85,20859%
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,549$66,01323%
Sutherland, NE1,549$65,31322%
Dobson, NC1,550$27,14349%
Source: The Dobson, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.