Fountain employment information

IndexFountainNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,144$25,608$28,555
Median household income$19,010$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,594$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,500$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$23,625$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$26,000$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate11.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level33.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fountain is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fountain is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fountain is 105% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fountain is 115% higher than the national average.

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Fountain median earnings by income bracket

Fountain employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry29.1%12.5%
Manufacturing sector7.0%6.3%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%4.2%
Public administration14.0%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.5%29.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Falkland, NC43$62,50017%
Winterville, NC9,424$58,80110%
Walstonburg, NC320$53,3330%
Belvoir, NC340$43,52019%
Eureka, NC178$40,00025%
Fountain, NC459$19,01064%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yantis, TX459$37,70829%
Sharpsburg, GA459$56,3165%
Union, WA459$67,77327%
Central City, AR459$30,62543%
Nunapitchuk, AK459$40,62524%
Fountain, NC459$19,01064%
Source: The Fountain, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.