Mountain Home employment information

IndexMountain HomeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,966$25,608$28,555
Median household income$34,602$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,417$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,588$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$36,905$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$22,468$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mountain Home is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mountain Home is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mountain Home is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mountain Home is 16% lower than the national average.

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Mountain Home median earnings by income bracket

Mountain Home employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.6%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%11.9%
Public administration2.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.5%44.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Biltmore Forest, NC1,459$146,667174%
Flat Rock, NC3,181$63,98320%
Royal Pines, NC5,124$63,26818%
Laurel Park, NC2,696$63,12518%
Bent Creek, NC1,509$62,64217%
Mountain Home, NC3,345$34,60235%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Water Valley, MS3,345$28,20847%
Garnett, KS3,345$27,23249%
Gillespie, IL3,346$37,31530%
Athens, PA3,344$34,29736%
Sugar Creek, MO3,344$37,15131%
Mountain Home, NC3,345$34,60235%
Source: The Mountain Home, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.