Light Oak employment information

IndexLight OakNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,902$25,608$28,555
Median household income$30,923$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,500$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,208$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$28,810$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$9,554$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate15.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Light Oak is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Light Oak is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Light Oak is 166% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Light Oak is 13% lower than the national average.

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Light Oak median earnings by income bracket

Light Oak employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector25.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services43.2%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.4%43.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boiling Springs, NC4,619$59,03810%
Earl, NC326$50,6945%
Clover, SC5,321$45,66815%
Fallston, NC653$45,50015%
Cherryville, NC5,826$40,98023%
Light Oak, NC798$30,92342%

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Delleker, CA798$30,87842%
Hanna, WY798$33,63637%
Walnut Springs, TX798$32,14340%
Dover, MN798$71,34633%
Shoals, IN798$25,76452%
Light Oak, NC798$30,92342%
Source: The Light Oak, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.