Mount Airy employment information

IndexMount AiryNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,715$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,134$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,795$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,280$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$34,503$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$21,348$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Airy is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Airy is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Airy is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Airy is 44% higher than the national average.

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Mount Airy median earnings by income bracket

Mount Airy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%2.2%
Manufacturing sector16.5%1.8%
Financial & insurance services2.9%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services21.7%16.7%
Public administration2.5%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.3%
Education, health & social services11.4%46.4%

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Pinnacle, NC656$30,68243%
Cana, VA1,352$29,21945%
Mount Airy, NC10,411$31,13442%

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Comstock Park, MI10,407$40,45124%
Placerville, CA10,415$46,19914%
Vermilion, OH10,415$52,0143%
Del Aire, CA10,406$79,94349%
Manchester, VA10,402$54,5132%
Mount Airy, NC10,411$31,13442%
Source: The Mount Airy, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.