Hays employment information

IndexHaysNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$15,980$25,608$28,555
Median household income$33,202$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,860$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,156$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$22,441$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$24,464$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level20.7%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hays is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hays is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hays is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hays is 33% higher than the national average.

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Hays median earnings by income bracket

Hays employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector41.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services28.0%13.3%
Public administration4.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%14.2%
Education, health & social services6.9%35.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mulberry, NC1,956$43,38019%
Elkin, NC4,198$36,00033%
Millers Creek, NC1,849$32,09240%
Wilkesboro, NC3,559$29,90244%
Ronda, NC418$26,56350%
Hays, NC1,866$33,20238%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Minorca, LA1,866$36,02933%
De Kalb, TX1,865$38,00029%
Pine Grove, CA1,865$48,5719%
Chilhowie, VA1,865$36,99431%
Bryant, WA1,867$73,33337%
Hays, NC1,866$33,20238%
Source: The Hays, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.