Southern Shores employment information

IndexSouthern ShoresNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$42,410$25,608$28,555
Median household income$84,861$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$89,545$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,500$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$38,864$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$20,179$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level2.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Southern Shores is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Southern Shores is 59% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Southern Shores is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Southern Shores is 87% lower than the national average.

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Southern Shores median earnings by income bracket

Southern Shores employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%6.0%
Manufacturing sector4.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.1%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%21.3%
Public administration5.5%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.2%19.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Duck, NC497$71,25033%
Nags Head, NC2,798$55,0893%
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,810$54,8613%
Kitty Hawk, NC3,338$52,9751%
Southern Shores, NC2,759$84,86159%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elkins, AR2,759$44,59417%
Manchester, PA2,759$46,42913%
Kingston Springs, TN2,759$65,62523%
La Blanca, TX2,759$31,71941%
Belleville, WI2,759$68,39828%
Southern Shores, NC2,759$84,86159%
Source: The Southern Shores, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.