Elm City employment information

IndexElm CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,265$25,608$28,555
Median household income$32,898$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,508$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,750$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$20,179$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$16,364$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate13.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level28.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elm City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elm City is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elm City is 129% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elm City is 82% higher than the national average.

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Elm City median earnings by income bracket

Elm City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.8%5.0%
Financial & insurance services1.7%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%16.9%
Public administration2.8%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%3.1%
Education, health & social services11.2%25.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dortches, NC1,096$61,38915%
Walstonburg, NC320$53,3330%
Sims, NC300$53,0211%
Nashville, NC5,469$48,37510%
Momeyer, NC391$43,95818%
Elm City, NC1,766$32,89838%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Willamina, OR1,766$39,37526%
Varnell, GA1,766$54,9403%
Lorena, TX1,766$59,16711%
Bement, IL1,765$54,4742%
New Hartford, NY1,767$52,6522%
Elm City, NC1,766$32,89838%
Source: The Elm City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.