Kernersville employment information

IndexKernersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$27,338$25,608$28,555
Median household income$49,066$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$73,272$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,931$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$39,724$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$28,803$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kernersville is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kernersville is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kernersville is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kernersville is 13% lower than the national average.

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Kernersville median earnings by income bracket

Kernersville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.7%
Manufacturing sector19.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%12.2%
Public administration4.5%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%1.7%
Education, health & social services7.1%40.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Summerfield, NC10,477$102,71392%
Oak Ridge, NC6,435$101,66790%
Jamestown, NC3,549$77,08344%
Stokesdale, NC5,177$76,69143%
Germanton, NC872$69,82131%
Kernersville, NC23,522$49,0668%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Searcy, AR23,524$42,18121%
Fairfax, VA23,507$100,58488%
Taylors, SC23,490$48,8719%
Vicksburg, MS23,559$27,99148%
Columbus, MS23,483$29,33545%
Kernersville, NC23,522$49,0668%
Source: The Kernersville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.