Fayetteville employment information

IndexFayettevilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,843$25,608$28,555
Median household income$44,514$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,934$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,253$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$32,216$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$22,654$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fayetteville is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fayetteville is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fayetteville is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fayetteville is 18% higher than the national average.

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Fayetteville median earnings by income bracket

Fayetteville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.8%
Manufacturing sector9.6%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%15.0%
Public administration15.4%8.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.8%
Education, health & social services13.4%41.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rockfish, NC3,738$60,62513%
Stedman, NC1,134$56,2505%
Falcon, NC274$51,2504%
Linden, NC156$47,50011%
Hope Mills, NC16,024$47,33211%
Fayetteville, NC202,421$44,51417%

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Tacoma, WA201,794$51,2694%
Oxnard, CA201,744$62,34917%
Fontana, CA201,355$64,99522%
Montgomery, AL204,095$43,53519%
Shreveport, LA200,692$38,41328%
Fayetteville, NC202,421$44,51417%
Source: The Fayetteville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.