Granite Falls employment information

IndexGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,845$25,608$28,555
Median household income$41,953$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,537$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,298$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$28,009$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,271$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate12.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Granite Falls is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Granite Falls is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Granite Falls is 121% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Granite Falls is 39% higher than the national average.

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Granite Falls median earnings by income bracket

Granite Falls employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.7%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%19.1%
Public administration6.9%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%1.0%
Education, health & social services11.3%43.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedar Rock, NC299$112,656111%
Northlakes, NC1,423$81,08052%
Hudson, NC3,744$55,4174%
Bethlehem, NC4,493$49,7127%
Rutherford College, NC1,092$49,2008%
Granite Falls, NC4,694$41,95322%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carrollton, VA4,693$91,70571%
Dodgeville, WI4,693$42,81320%
Mount Olive, NC4,693$25,72752%
Adairsville, GA4,692$44,08518%
Manlius, NY4,691$70,06631%
Granite Falls, NC4,694$41,95322%
Source: The Granite Falls, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.