Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,207$25,608$28,555
Median household income$26,681$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,750$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,750$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$22,407$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$18,088$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level32.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jefferson is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 109% higher than the national average.

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Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%1.7%
Manufacturing sector15.0%11.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%14.3%
Public administration2.8%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.3%36.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lansing, NC197$32,50039%
West Jefferson, NC1,508$25,91752%
Boone, NC17,802$13,60875%
Jefferson, NC1,493$26,68150%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dassel, MN1,493$38,56628%
Ceredo, WV1,493$36,21132%
Botkins, OH1,494$47,05012%
Bremen, OH1,494$44,16717%
Booker, TX1,494$66,42924%
Jefferson, NC1,493$26,68150%
Source: The Jefferson, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.