Roper employment information

IndexRoperNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$10,942$25,608$28,555
Median household income$18,472$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,125$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,281$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$12,411$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$25,595$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate11.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level48.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Roper is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Roper is 65% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Roper is 101% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Roper is 213% higher than the national average.

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Roper median earnings by income bracket

Roper employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%10.7%
Manufacturing sector39.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%10.7%
Public administration4.5%12.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services15.2%48.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Creswell, NC370$29,64345%
Edenton, NC4,979$23,76256%
Plymouth, NC3,782$22,76857%
Roper, NC598$18,47265%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cardwell, MO598$28,00048%
Buchanan Lake Village, TX598$23,30456%
Pultneyville, NY598$86,47762%
New Hartford, IA598$46,68513%
Mole Lake, WI598$27,62548%
Roper, NC598$18,47265%
Source: The Roper, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.