Hamlet employment information

IndexHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,273$25,608$28,555
Median household income$36,195$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,821$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,813$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$29,063$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,750$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate11.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level20.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hamlet is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hamlet is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hamlet is 102% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hamlet is 32% higher than the national average.

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Hamlet median earnings by income bracket

Hamlet employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.0%9.5%
Wholesale & retail services29.8%17.1%
Public administration6.7%7.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%1.5%
Education, health & social services8.5%40.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Scotch Meadows, NC538$81,91753%
Cordova, NC1,748$34,23436%
Rockingham, NC9,444$33,77237%
Laurel Hill, NC974$33,62537%
Laurinburg, NC15,799$28,21647%
Hamlet, NC6,566$36,19532%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Inverness Highlands South, FL6,566$39,52826%
Gridley, CA6,566$42,54220%
Gibsonville, NC6,565$56,9617%
New Milford, CT6,568$49,5757%
Lacy-Lakeview, TX6,569$34,70435%
Hamlet, NC6,566$36,19532%
Source: The Hamlet, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.