Mountain Home employment information

IndexMountain HomeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,879$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,997$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,598$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,365$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$27,179$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$25,651$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%16.8%15.1%
The Mountain Home, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Mountain Home is $22,879, which is 15% lower than than the North Carolina average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,997, which is 13% lower than than the North Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mountain Home is 2%, which is 59% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mountain Home is 11% which is 27% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,995$41,997$83,994
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Mountain Home is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mountain Home is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mountain Home is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mountain Home is 27% lower than the national average.

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Mountain Home median earnings by income bracket

Mountain Home employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.4%2.3%
Manufacturing sector14.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.2%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%11.6%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.9%40.8%
Other24.8%32.8%

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Royal Pines, NC4,751$61,90212%
Mills River, NC6,990$61,86312%
Mountain Home, NC3,961$41,99724%

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South Brooksville, FL3,959$31,38343%
Laguna Beach, FL3,959$46,36616%
Three Oaks, FL3,959$75,96237%
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Mountain Home, NC3,961$41,99724%
Source: The Mountain Home, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).