Halifax employment information

IndexHalifaxNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,030$25,608$28,555
Median household income$56,442$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,167$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$56,827$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$41,250$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$30,208$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level3.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Halifax is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Halifax is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Halifax is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Halifax is 78% lower than the national average.

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Halifax median earnings by income bracket

Halifax employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%9.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services24.2%4.9%
Public administration9.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%75.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jackson, NC583$49,3278%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,653$36,47732%
Weldon, NC1,644$36,41732%
Gaston, NC962$32,77839%
South Rosemary, NC2,898$29,36145%
Halifax, NC279$56,4426%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Loraine, IL279$38,00029%
Alberta, VA279$31,25042%
Gilby, ND279$51,1464%
Ashland, LA279$44,58317%
San Miguel, AZ279$26,52850%
Halifax, NC279$56,4426%
Source: The Halifax, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.