Lake Lure employment information

IndexLake LureNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$42,884$25,608$28,555
Median household income$58,711$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,303$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,333$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$32,292$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$18,050$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level10.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Lure is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Lure is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Lure is 61% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Lure is 35% lower than the national average.

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Lake Lure median earnings by income bracket

Lake Lure employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.3%
Manufacturing sector0.0%3.6%
Financial & insurance services11.4%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.3%24.9%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.8%15.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Flat Rock, NC3,181$63,98320%
Montreat, NC668$61,25015%
Chimney Rock Village, NC111$55,3133%
Hoopers Creek, NC1,197$48,5839%
Dana, NC2,466$45,35715%
Lake Lure, NC1,375$58,71110%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,375$47,63911%
West Mayfield, PA1,375$42,81320%
Browntown, PA1,375$53,4580%
Elmer, NJ1,375$70,62532%
Barbourmeade, KY1,375$87,67964%
Lake Lure, NC1,375$58,71110%
Source: The Lake Lure, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.