Kernersville employment information

IndexKernersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$28,132$26,779$29,829
Median household income$48,383$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,561$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,204$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$37,270$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$29,101$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%16.8%15.1%
The Kernersville, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Kernersville is $28,132, which is 5% higher than than the North Carolina average and 6% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,383, which is equal to than the North Carolina average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Kernersville is 3%, which is 26% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Kernersville is 16% which is 3% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,252$48,383$96,766
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Kernersville is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kernersville is 13% 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 3% higher than the national average.

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Kernersville median earnings by income bracket

Kernersville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector17.2%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.9%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%13.4%
Public administration3.4%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%2.3%
Education, health & social services7.9%40.6%
Other28.4%26.8%

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Jamestown, NC3,718$63,48215%
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Kernersville, NC23,736$48,38313%

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Kernersville, NC23,736$48,38313%
Source: The Kernersville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).