High Shoals employment information

IndexHigh ShoalsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,339$26,779$29,829
Median household income$24,777$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,250$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,889$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$32,000$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$16,250$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level40.1%16.8%15.1%
The High Shoals, 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 High Shoals is $17,339, which is 35% lower than than the North Carolina average and 42% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,777, which is 49% lower than than the North Carolina average and 55% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in High Shoals is 7%, which is 58% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in High Shoals is 40% which is 166% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,516$24,777$49,554
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.

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  • The income per capita in High Shoals is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in High Shoals is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in High Shoals is 58% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in High Shoals is 166% higher than the national average.

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High Shoals median earnings by income bracket

High Shoals employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%29.1%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services16.2%13.6%
Other9.6%45.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westport, NC3,923$102,22585%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
Cramerton, NC4,292$66,95321%
Belmont, NC10,494$60,3149%
Lowesville, NC3,089$59,9748%
High Shoals, NC703$24,77755%

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Fairfax, MO703$40,32427%
La Veta, CO703$33,52339%
Racine, OH703$44,00020%
New Alexandria, PA703$60,3579%
Gary, WV703$30,73344%
High Shoals, NC703$24,77755%
Source: The High Shoals, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).