Old Fort employment information

IndexOld FortNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,924$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,413$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,222$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,708$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$22,868$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,500$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate13.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Old Fort is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Old Fort is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Old Fort is 135% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Old Fort is 24% higher than the national average.

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Old Fort median earnings by income bracket

Old Fort employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%23.5%
Public administration0.0%9.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.9%24.1%

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Old Fort, NC965$31,41341%

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Genesee, ID965$58,90010%
Old Fort, NC965$31,41341%
Source: The Old Fort, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.