Sanford employment information

IndexSanfordNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,937$25,608$28,555
Median household income$44,391$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,752$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,935$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$27,460$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$22,257$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level23.2%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sanford is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sanford is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sanford is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sanford is 49% higher than the national average.

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Sanford median earnings by income bracket

Sanford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector28.0%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.4%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%17.8%
Public administration5.0%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.8%
Education, health & social services10.4%31.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Goldston, NC242$51,0005%
Broadway, NC1,291$49,7927%
Mamers, NC1,135$40,56324%
Cameron, NC356$36,87531%
Carthage, NC2,238$33,08638%
Sanford, NC28,798$44,39117%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Atascadero, CA28,792$66,34224%
Post Falls, ID28,786$49,7367%
Winter Park, FL28,771$56,9957%
Henderson, KY28,840$35,72533%
Norwood, MA28,844$79,96350%
Sanford, NC28,798$44,39117%
Source: The Sanford, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.