Lenoir employment information

IndexLenoirNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,506$25,608$28,555
Median household income$30,036$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,329$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,607$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$28,135$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$18,181$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level23.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lenoir is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lenoir is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lenoir is 58% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lenoir is 48% higher than the national average.

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Lenoir median earnings by income bracket

Lenoir employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%0.9%
Manufacturing sector29.1%0.7%
Financial & insurance services2.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%17.2%
Public administration3.6%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%1.6%
Education, health & social services8.0%34.6%

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Cedar Rock, NC299$112,656111%
Northlakes, NC1,423$81,08052%
Hudson, NC3,744$55,4174%
Bethlehem, NC4,493$49,7127%
Rutherford College, NC1,092$49,2008%
Lenoir, NC18,061$30,03644%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Florida Ridge, FL18,056$40,92323%
Hyattsville, MD18,049$61,80616%
Bonney Lake, WA18,040$79,72549%
Lackawanna, NY18,037$36,64031%
Cinco Ranch, TX18,028$130,645144%
Lenoir, NC18,061$30,03644%
Source: The Lenoir, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.