High Shoals employment information

IndexHigh ShoalsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,386$25,608$28,555
Median household income$30,833$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,000$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,357$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$32,115$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,472$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level34.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in High Shoals is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in High Shoals is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in High Shoals is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in High Shoals is 118% higher than the national average.

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High Shoals median earnings by income bracket

High Shoals employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.6%6.5%
Manufacturing sector40.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%16.3%
Public administration3.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.0%17.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westport, NC3,794$99,80387%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,331$67,89727%
Cramerton, NC4,212$61,52315%
McAdenville, NC617$59,75012%
Lowesville, NC3,159$59,56911%
High Shoals, NC559$30,83342%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Belleplain, NJ559$57,0007%
Irondale, MO559$23,65456%
Hokah, MN559$49,5007%
Corwin, OH559$53,9061%
Fountain Lake, AR559$48,33310%
High Shoals, NC559$30,83342%
Source: The High Shoals, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.