Ruby employment information

IndexRubySouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,599$24,222$28,555
Median household income$40,179$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,417$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,875$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$35,625$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$23,333$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate0.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.2%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ruby is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ruby is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ruby is 88% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ruby is 35% lower than the national average.

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Ruby median earnings by income bracket

Ruby employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector40.7%11.3%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.3%15.5%
Public administration1.1%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.4%42.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Croghan, SC198$51,8753%
Chesterfield, SC1,364$34,83335%
Jefferson, SC959$33,66137%
McFarlan, NC173$30,93842%
Wadesboro, NC5,711$29,31645%
Ruby, SC393$40,17925%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kensington, KS393$28,57147%
Hayesville, NC393$30,00044%
Wheeling, MO393$30,78142%
Arrey, NM393$31,16742%
Capon Bridge, WV393$31,47741%
Ruby, SC393$40,17925%
Source: The Ruby, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.