Harkers Island employment information

IndexHarkers IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,872$25,608$28,555
Median household income$49,438$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,625$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,188$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$41,316$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$25,028$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harkers Island is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harkers Island is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harkers Island is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harkers Island is 55% lower than the national average.

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Harkers Island median earnings by income bracket

Harkers Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.3%6.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services7.4%5.8%
Public administration29.1%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.8%75.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marshallberg, NC238$58,3339%
Davis, NC378$57,1887%
Atlantic Beach, NC1,618$48,27110%
Gloucester, NC514$48,26410%
Atlantic, NC405$48,00010%
Harkers Island, NC1,671$49,4388%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alamosa East, CO1,671$32,14340%
Sylvan Springs, AL1,671$51,7713%
Mount Carroll, IL1,670$38,53728%
West Lawn, PA1,672$54,1251%
Mokuleia, HI1,670$72,35635%
Harkers Island, NC1,671$49,4388%
Source: The Harkers Island, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.