Lake Waccamaw employment information

IndexLake WaccamawNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$28,678$25,608$28,555
Median household income$61,346$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,977$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$46,250$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$45,104$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$31,343$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate0.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Waccamaw is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Waccamaw is 15% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Waccamaw is 93% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Waccamaw is 13% lower than the national average.

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Lake Waccamaw median earnings by income bracket

Lake Waccamaw employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%1.7%
Manufacturing sector18.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.9%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%6.7%
Public administration5.2%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.8%
Education, health & social services19.8%51.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sandyfield, NC501$48,9428%
Hallsboro, NC446$38,31128%
Bolton, NC726$30,38543%
Kelly, NC631$30,25043%
East Arcadia, NC483$25,62552%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,390$61,34615%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Parsons, WV1,390$33,21438%
Bressler, PA1,390$57,4557%
Sutton-Alpine, AK1,390$41,25023%
Jordan, NY1,390$52,7681%
Hasson Heights, PA1,390$51,6673%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,390$61,34615%
Source: The Lake Waccamaw, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.