Elizabeth City employment information

IndexElizabeth CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,910$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,188$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,051$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,813$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$23,868$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$14,273$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate11.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level31.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elizabeth City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elizabeth City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elizabeth City is 90% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elizabeth City is 102% higher than the national average.

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Elizabeth City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%1.6%
Manufacturing sector12.1%2.2%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%19.1%
Public administration5.2%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%3.0%
Education, health & social services15.7%45.7%

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Hertford, NC2,353$30,08144%
Elizabeth City, NC18,343$31,18842%

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Winchester, KY18,363$35,05534%
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Elizabeth City, NC18,343$31,18842%
Source: The Elizabeth City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.