Marion employment information

IndexMarionNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,510$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,498$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,728$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,136$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$22,704$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$18,423$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level28.7%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Marion is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Marion is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Marion is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Marion is 84% higher than the national average.

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Marion median earnings by income bracket

Marion employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services19.6%13.5%
Public administration2.8%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.1%40.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glen Alpine, NC1,511$44,18117%
West Marion, NC1,503$42,50021%
Old Fort, NC965$31,41341%
Marion, NC7,948$31,49841%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Dix, NJ7,948$61,48915%
Gresham Park, GA7,947$36,69431%
Green, OR7,954$39,81726%
Fort Belvoir, VA7,942$73,94238%
Ruidoso, NM7,954$46,48813%
Marion, NC7,948$31,49841%
Source: The Marion, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.