Sugar Mountain employment information

IndexSugar MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$36,125$25,608$28,555
Median household income$46,855$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,750$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,464$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$25,871$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,000$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.8%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sugar Mountain is 27% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sugar Mountain is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sugar Mountain is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sugar Mountain is 12% lower than the national average.

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Sugar Mountain median earnings by income bracket

Sugar Mountain employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%2.4%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services24.1%4.8%
Public administration26.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.3%33.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grandfather, NC70$88,12565%
Beech Mountain, NC561$68,75029%
Seven Devils, NC228$65,62523%
Banner Elk, NC1,078$60,00012%
Blowing Rock, NC1,175$49,4388%
Sugar Mountain, NC508$46,85512%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Talkeetna, AK508$56,0945%
Bowdoinham, ME508$89,37567%
Xenia, IL508$28,75046%
Pippa Passes, KY508$61,87516%
Kelso, MO508$54,7922%
Sugar Mountain, NC508$46,85512%
Source: The Sugar Mountain, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.