Monroe employment information

IndexMonroeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,981$25,608$28,555
Median household income$43,328$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,276$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,187$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$26,839$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$20,800$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Monroe is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Monroe is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Monroe is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Monroe is 43% higher than the national average.

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Monroe median earnings by income bracket

Monroe employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.5%1.0%
Manufacturing sector20.3%2.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%11.6%
Public administration4.4%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services4.4%32.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marvin, NC5,806$158,246196%
Weddington, NC9,906$129,695143%
Wesley Chapel, NC7,882$91,46371%
Stallings, NC14,185$77,37445%
Waxhaw, NC10,878$74,65040%
Monroe, NC33,588$43,32819%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nacogdoches, TX33,589$31,44241%
Dakota Ridge, CO33,583$84,71058%
Wildomar, CA33,601$60,81614%
Redan, GA33,603$45,48415%
Security-Widefield, CO33,566$57,4287%
Monroe, NC33,588$43,32819%
Source: The Monroe, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.