Emerald Isle employment information

IndexEmerald IsleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$38,848$25,608$28,555
Median household income$60,405$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$69,318$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,214$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$36,324$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$31,979$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.2%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Emerald Isle is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emerald Isle is 13% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emerald Isle is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emerald Isle is 22% lower than the national average.

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Emerald Isle median earnings by income bracket

Emerald Isle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%4.4%
Manufacturing sector10.4%2.7%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%13.2%
Public administration12.8%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.6%
Education, health & social services7.5%30.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indian Beach, NC222$116,250117%
Cedar Point, NC1,480$72,14335%
Bogue, NC771$67,32126%
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,549$66,01323%
Cape Carteret, NC2,237$63,81619%
Emerald Isle, NC3,689$60,40513%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waikapu, HI3,689$90,45569%
Leisure Village East, NJ3,689$37,14631%
Carthage, NY3,689$42,93020%
Forsyth, IL3,690$94,55177%
Rochester, WI3,687$61,54415%
Emerald Isle, NC3,689$60,40513%
Source: The Emerald Isle, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.