Lake Waccamaw employment information

IndexLake WaccamawNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$27,912$26,779$29,829
Median household income$52,708$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,250$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,083$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$47,500$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$34,375$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.4%16.8%15.1%
The Lake Waccamaw, 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 Lake Waccamaw is $27,912, which is 4% higher than than the North Carolina average and 6% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,708, which is 9% higher than than the North Carolina average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lake Waccamaw is 1%, which is 84% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lake Waccamaw is 21% which is 42% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,135$52,708$105,416
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 Lake Waccamaw is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Waccamaw is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Waccamaw is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Waccamaw is 42% higher than the national average.

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Lake Waccamaw median earnings by income bracket

Lake Waccamaw employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.1%1.4%
Financial & insurance services2.9%9.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%2.3%
Public administration11.3%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services25.4%56.7%
Other21.7%21.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sandyfield, NC408$55,6251%
Kelly, NC272$51,4847%
Hallsboro, NC354$39,68828%
Bolton, NC801$33,33340%
Whiteville, NC5,535$29,24547%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,491$52,7085%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fayette, MS1,491$19,46465%
Woodcreek, TX1,491$60,1699%
Fort Hancock, TX1,491$21,77461%
Millbrook, NY1,491$75,15036%
Morrow, OH1,490$60,4179%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,491$52,7085%
Source: The Lake Waccamaw, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).