Polkton employment information

IndexPolktonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$6,693$25,608$28,555
Median household income$32,069$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,882$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,700$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$27,137$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$12,917$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level27.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Polkton is 77% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Polkton is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Polkton is 60% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Polkton is 78% higher than the national average.

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Polkton median earnings by income bracket

Polkton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.5%3.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%7.7%
Public administration16.0%8.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.6%51.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Peachland, NC442$43,62518%
Wingate, NC3,708$37,22230%
Lilesville, NC540$34,20536%
Marshville, NC2,493$31,11842%
Mount Gilead, NC1,456$31,08742%
Polkton, NC3,268$32,06940%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gunnison, UT3,267$48,9888%
Jasper, TN3,267$46,65813%
White Bluff, TN3,269$43,27519%
Corning, AR3,267$26,45051%
Spencer, NC3,267$38,10929%
Polkton, NC3,268$32,06940%
Source: The Polkton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.