Jackson employment information

IndexJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,396$25,608$28,555
Median household income$49,327$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,375$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,500$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$35,660$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,417$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jackson is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jackson is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jackson is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jackson is 26% lower than the national average.

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Jackson median earnings by income bracket

Jackson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.9%25.3%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%19.9%
Public administration10.7%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.7%
Education, health & social services2.9%50.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Halifax, NC279$56,4426%
Boykins, VA680$47,50011%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,653$36,47732%
Weldon, NC1,644$36,41732%
Conway, NC799$35,41734%
Jackson, NC583$49,3278%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Saguache, CO583$26,48450%
Misenheimer, NC583$35,00035%
Thornton, AR583$40,00025%
Big Stone City, SD583$56,2505%
Ellsinore, MO583$29,50045%
Jackson, NC583$49,3278%
Source: The Jackson, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.