Roanoke Rapids employment information

IndexRoanoke RapidsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,481$25,285$28,051
Median household income$35,388$46,450$53,046
Median income owner occupied$53,943$58,736$67,062
Median income renter occupied$19,773$28,277$32,212
Median earnings male$31,042$31,802$35,771
Median earnings female$23,676$23,848$25,299
Unemployment rate7.5%6.6%6.0%
Poverty level19.9%16.8%14.9%

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Roanoke Rapids is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Roanoke Rapids is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Roanoke Rapids is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Roanoke Rapids is 33% higher than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Roanoke Rapids


New Real Estate Listings In Roanoke Rapids

Compare Roanoke Rapids, NC Employment To Other Cities

Employment status

Hours worked per week

Roanoke Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Roanoke Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%2.0%
Manufacturing sector19.0%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.0%
Public administration8.9%7.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%2.7%
Education, health & social services10.2%39.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gasburg, VA343$67,25027%
Halifax, NC328$54,2192%
Jackson, NC687$53,9772%
Weldon, NC1,813$37,31130%
Littleton, NC559$28,42146%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,783$35,38833%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Martha Lake, WA15,785$74,72141%
Brenham, TX15,785$38,72827%
Waterville, ME15,780$35,04834%
Gatesville, TX15,779$41,25022%
Bradley, IL15,777$51,4603%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,783$35,38833%
Source: The Roanoke Rapids, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.