Fairplains employment information

IndexFairplainsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,879$25,608$28,555
Median household income$24,913$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,583$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,655$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$21,622$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,044$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level33.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fairplains is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairplains is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairplains is 68% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairplains is 116% higher than the national average.

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Fairplains median earnings by income bracket

Fairplains employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.5%1.9%
Manufacturing sector30.1%4.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%14.9%
Public administration2.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.7%53.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mulberry, NC1,956$43,38019%
Love Valley, NC95$41,25023%
Hays, NC1,866$33,20238%
Millers Creek, NC1,849$32,09240%
Wilkesboro, NC3,559$29,90244%
Fairplains, NC2,229$24,91353%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
East Atlantic Beach, NY2,229$140,446163%
Neodesha, KS2,229$34,66335%
Clinton, MI2,229$48,30410%
Piedmont, MO2,230$26,06851%
Chase City, VA2,228$28,36847%
Fairplains, NC2,229$24,91353%
Source: The Fairplains, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.