Elko employment information

IndexElkoSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$13,170$24,222$28,555
Median household income$18,393$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$18,929$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,875$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$20,938$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$12,188$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level55.7%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elko is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elko is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elko is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elko is 257% higher than the national average.

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Elko median earnings by income bracket

Elko employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector25.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.2%5.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%10.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%20.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Govan, SC91$73,33337%
Springfield, SC496$38,59428%
Hilda, SC503$36,25032%
Olar, SC249$35,46934%
Neeses, SC299$31,25042%
Elko, SC174$18,39366%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Springport, IN174$39,06327%
Swaledale, IA174$33,75037%
Kirwin, KS174$26,25051%
Bryant, IL174$44,75016%
Pittsboro, MS174$34,87535%
Elko, SC174$18,39366%
Source: The Elko, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.