Nags Head employment information

IndexNags HeadNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$37,885$25,608$28,555
Median household income$55,089$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,843$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,140$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$23,875$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$30,789$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level9.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nags Head is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nags Head is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nags Head is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nags Head is 42% lower than the national average.

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Nags Head median earnings by income bracket

Nags Head employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.2%1.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%8.0%
Public administration0.0%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.2%31.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Southern Shores, NC2,759$84,86159%
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,810$54,8613%
Kitty Hawk, NC3,338$52,9751%
Wanchese, NC1,753$47,96910%
Manteo, NC1,472$42,69720%
Nags Head, NC2,798$55,0893%

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Roslyn, NY2,798$87,96164%
Victor, NY2,798$70,74432%
Wilburton, OK2,797$38,14329%
Country Club, MO2,797$66,68025%
Early, TX2,797$46,58213%
Nags Head, NC2,798$55,0893%
Source: The Nags Head, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.