Stem employment information

IndexStemNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,366$25,608$28,555
Median household income$63,705$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,955$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,143$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$31,864$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$35,298$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Stem is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Stem is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Stem is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Stem is 61% lower than the national average.

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Stem median earnings by income bracket

Stem employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.8%2.0%
Manufacturing sector4.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%12.4%
Public administration8.4%11.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%4.5%
Education, health & social services19.9%51.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rougemont, NC876$117,708120%
Gorman, NC1,115$54,7862%
Durham, NC240,107$49,5857%
Creedmoor, NC4,228$49,0588%
Butner, NC7,661$47,06712%
Stem, NC737$63,70519%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, MD737$46,92912%
Ashland, ME737$32,50039%
Sea Ranch Lakes, FL737$113,333112%
Arizona Village, AZ737$35,41734%
Iron Station, NC737$40,23425%
Stem, NC737$63,70519%
Source: The Stem, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.