Sunset Beach employment information

IndexSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$42,736$25,608$28,555
Median household income$55,800$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,844$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$46,250$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$18,455$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$19,271$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sunset Beach is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sunset Beach is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sunset Beach is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sunset Beach is 17% lower than the national average.

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Sunset Beach median earnings by income bracket

Sunset Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.4%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%24.2%
Public administration1.4%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%24.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Briarcliffe Acres, SC466$88,75066%
Holden Beach, NC880$68,28128%
Ocean Isle Beach, NC659$64,77321%
Carolina Shores, NC3,461$49,0128%
North Myrtle Beach, SC14,485$45,78014%
Sunset Beach, NC3,654$55,8004%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Barrington Hills, IL3,653$120,192125%
Crane, TX3,653$55,0893%
Feasterville, PA3,656$53,7100%
Carrollton, MO3,652$32,31240%
Clearview, WA3,656$105,25797%
Sunset Beach, NC3,654$55,8004%
Source: The Sunset Beach, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.