Elk Park employment information

IndexElk ParkNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$14,521$25,608$28,555
Median household income$23,529$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,063$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,542$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$18,750$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$10,833$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate10.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level35.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elk Park is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk Park is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Park is 80% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk Park is 128% higher than the national average.

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Elk Park median earnings by income bracket

Elk Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.8%7.5%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%15.1%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%5.7%
Education, health & social services0.0%39.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grandfather, NC70$88,12565%
Beech Mountain, NC561$68,75029%
Seven Devils, NC228$65,62523%
Banner Elk, NC1,078$60,00012%
Sugar Mountain, NC508$46,85512%
Elk Park, NC337$23,52956%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ashley Heights, NC337$39,73226%
Arcola, MS337$16,92368%
Skidmore, MO337$34,58335%
Buckingham, IL337$53,6540%
Betterton, MD337$51,2504%
Elk Park, NC337$23,52956%
Source: The Elk Park, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.