Hamlet employment information

IndexHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,762$26,779$29,829
Median household income$34,528$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,351$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,500$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$23,516$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$18,375$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.2%16.8%15.1%
The Hamlet, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Hamlet is $21,762, which is 19% lower than than the North Carolina average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,528, which is 28% lower than than the North Carolina average and 38% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hamlet is 8%, which is 73% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hamlet is 28% which is 87% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,016$34,528$69,056
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Hamlet is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hamlet is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hamlet is 73% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hamlet is 87% higher than the national average.

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Hamlet employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector31.3%8.5%
Financial & insurance services3.6%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services23.8%14.1%
Public administration6.2%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.6%2.4%
Education, health & social services3.6%31.5%
Other16.7%21.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Scotch Meadows, NC628$84,03852%
Cordova, NC2,123$38,80030%
Laurel Hill, NC1,070$35,40336%
Rockingham, NC9,289$31,69843%
Wallace, SC716$29,57847%
Hamlet, NC6,500$34,52838%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ellettsville, IN6,501$45,35718%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,497$47,42814%
Flowery Branch, GA6,503$57,3714%
Eatonton, GA6,496$28,94948%
Mila Doce, TX6,504$23,76657%
Hamlet, NC6,500$34,52838%
Source: The Hamlet, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).