Locust employment information

IndexLocustNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,879$25,608$28,555
Median household income$57,031$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,648$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,594$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$41,389$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$31,500$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level11.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Locust is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Locust is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Locust is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Locust is 24% lower than the national average.

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Locust median earnings by income bracket

Locust employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.2%3.1%
Manufacturing sector23.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.9%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%12.2%
Public administration6.2%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.7%36.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harrisburg, NC13,549$82,13554%
Stallings, NC14,185$77,37445%
Mint Hill, NC23,934$70,53032%
Indian Trail, NC34,950$67,33826%
Stanfield, NC1,732$67,12526%
Locust, NC2,997$57,0317%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Penbrook, PA2,997$40,57124%
Halfway House, PA2,996$94,50077%
Fairmount, IN2,998$41,14123%
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY2,998$94,18176%
Jefferson, OH2,998$36,50032%
Locust, NC2,997$57,0317%
Source: The Locust, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.