Northwest employment information

IndexNorthwestNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,865$25,608$28,555
Median household income$45,104$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,264$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,278$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$25,288$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$20,139$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level14.9%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Northwest is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Northwest is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Northwest is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Northwest is 5% lower than the national average.

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Northwest median earnings by income bracket

Northwest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.1%5.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.5%3.4%
Public administration2.7%13.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%3.4%
Education, health & social services19.8%42.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Delco, NC266$90,17969%
Skippers Corner, NC2,750$72,61936%
Myrtle Grove, NC9,030$69,02829%
Belville, NC2,166$63,92920%
Leland, NC15,316$61,82316%
Northwest, NC881$45,10416%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boothbay Harbor, ME881$37,72229%
Kingsbury, TX881$61,00014%
Salem, KY881$38,05629%
Elm Creek, NE881$46,52813%
Lasara, TX881$26,35051%
Northwest, NC881$45,10416%
Source: The Northwest, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.