Hays employment information

IndexHaysNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,012$26,779$29,829
Median household income$33,000$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,269$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$27,188$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$23,516$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.6%16.8%15.1%
The Hays, 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 Hays is $18,012, which is 33% lower than than the North Carolina average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,000, which is 32% lower than than the North Carolina average and 40% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hays is 4%, which is 9% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hays is 14% which is 10% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$21,997$33,000$66,000
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 Hays is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hays is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hays is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hays is 10% lower than the national average.

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Hays median earnings by income bracket

Hays employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector33.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services39.4%28.8%
Public administration3.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%7.5%
Education, health & social services3.9%36.7%
Other2.8%27.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moravian Falls, NC1,990$44,87519%
Elkin, NC4,246$38,87630%
Wilkesboro, NC3,552$35,55036%
Fairplains, NC2,248$32,86241%
Millers Creek, NC1,801$30,74044%
Hays, NC1,698$33,00040%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rock Creek, MN1,698$63,02914%
Dalton, OH1,698$48,96411%
Nutter Fort, WV1,698$41,63825%
Bayou Vista, TX1,698$81,15447%
Italy, TX1,699$42,44323%
Hays, NC1,698$33,00040%
Source: The Hays, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).