King employment information

IndexKingNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,841$25,608$28,555
Median household income$55,325$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,226$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,962$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$37,554$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$29,081$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level9.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in King is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in King is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in King is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in King is 42% lower than the national average.

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King median earnings by income bracket

King employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector29.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.4%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%14.7%
Public administration2.8%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%6.7%
Education, health & social services15.7%46.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisville, NC13,037$73,40337%
Germanton, NC872$69,82131%
Bethania, NC311$56,2505%
Tobaccoville, NC2,492$55,0713%
Danbury, NC190$46,59113%
King, NC6,732$55,3253%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Torrington, WY6,732$43,54519%
Neptune Beach, FL6,733$67,38626%
Dillon, SC6,731$26,88250%
Eastwood, MI6,734$39,77026%
Mims, FL6,735$43,78118%
King, NC6,732$55,3253%
Source: The King, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.