Hillsborough employment information

IndexHillsboroughNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,520$25,608$28,555
Median household income$46,082$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,679$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,008$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$30,679$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$27,934$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level18.9%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hillsborough is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hillsborough is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hillsborough is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hillsborough is 22% higher than the national average.

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Hillsborough median earnings by income bracket

Hillsborough employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%2.2%
Manufacturing sector7.0%2.6%
Financial & insurance services1.1%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%17.0%
Public administration3.1%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.9%1.3%
Education, health & social services26.4%46.8%

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Saxapahaw, NC1,329$55,8284%
Woodlawn, NC915$54,0521%
Hillsborough, NC6,256$46,08214%

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Branford Center, CT6,255$60,46913%
Brier, WA6,255$98,12583%
East Aurora, NY6,255$65,04522%
Purcell, OK6,259$43,64318%
Tuttle, OK6,252$60,44313%
Hillsborough, NC6,256$46,08214%
Source: The Hillsborough, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.