Fairmont employment information

IndexFairmontNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$14,094$25,608$28,555
Median household income$21,330$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,547$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$10,696$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$28,750$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$17,868$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level48.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fairmont is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairmont is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairmont is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairmont is 211% higher than the national average.

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Fairmont median earnings by income bracket

Fairmont employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.8%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services24.2%12.3%
Public administration8.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.3%1.1%
Education, health & social services12.8%62.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Evergreen, NC351$75,54741%
Barker Ten Mile, NC895$72,34835%
Proctorville, NC176$47,18812%
Raynham, NC66$45,31315%
Marietta, NC149$35,00035%
Fairmont, NC2,699$21,33060%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elk Ridge, UT2,699$79,75049%
Penndel, PA2,700$45,25015%
McQueeney, TX2,698$71,51234%
Crisfield, MD2,698$33,05638%
Cascade Valley, WA2,700$36,25032%
Fairmont, NC2,699$21,33060%
Source: The Fairmont, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.