High Point employment information

IndexHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,077$25,608$28,555
Median household income$43,015$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,231$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,341$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$31,744$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,263$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level21.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in High Point is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in High Point is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in High Point is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in High Point is 37% higher than the national average.

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High Point median earnings by income bracket

High Point employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%1.0%
Manufacturing sector20.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.8%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%16.1%
Public administration3.0%1.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.9%
Education, health & social services10.1%32.3%

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Midway, NC4,717$53,4640%
Archdale, NC11,322$51,4184%
High Point, NC106,797$43,01520%

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Billings, MT106,979$49,2658%
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High Point, NC106,797$43,01520%
Source: The High Point, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.