Oak City employment information

IndexOak CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,230$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,250$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,875$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,750$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$16,719$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,750$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level14.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oak City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak City is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak City is 6% lower than the national average.

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Oak City median earnings by income bracket

Oak City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.3%7.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.3%7.7%
Public administration0.0%10.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%4.6%
Education, health & social services0.0%26.2%

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Speed, NC91$33,75037%
Oak City, NC314$31,25042%

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New Home, TX314$47,88510%
Benbow, CA314$47,30812%
Page, ND314$57,0837%
Eureka, TX314$53,5420%
Oak City, NC314$31,25042%
Source: The Oak City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.