Roanoke Rapids, NC Employment & Jobs

Roanoke Rapids employment information

IndexRoanoke RapidsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,789$23,109$25,804
Median household income$35,902$43,995$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$51,877$56,428$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$23,441$32,047$35,685
Median earnings male$34,237$33,855$38,921
Median earnings female$21,813$22,402$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)6.0%3.8%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)10.3%10.0%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)n/a8.7%7.3%
Poverty level18.8%14.1%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Roanoke Rapids is 14.4% less than the North Carolina average and 23.3% less than the National average. The median household income in Roanoke Rapids is 18.4% less than the North Carolina average and 31.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Roanoke Rapids for owner occupied housing is 121.3% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Roanoke Rapids.

The poverty level in Roanoke Rapids is 33.4% greater than the North Carolina average and 52.8% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Roanoke Rapids is 57% greater than the median earnings for females in Roanoke Rapids.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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