Surf City employment information

IndexSurf CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$38,032$25,608$28,555
Median household income$63,656$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,914$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$49,487$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$45,398$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$17,470$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Surf City is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Surf City is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Surf City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Surf City is 14% lower than the national average.

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Surf City median earnings by income bracket

Surf City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry31.6%6.3%
Manufacturing sector6.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%10.1%
Public administration20.7%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.8%
Education, health & social services6.4%33.2%

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Porters Neck, NC6,476$102,08391%
Ogden, NC6,653$70,19231%
Hampstead, NC4,247$57,8578%
North Topsail Beach, NC1,145$57,8138%
Topsail Beach, NC428$49,7127%
Surf City, NC2,498$63,65619%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rockville, MN2,499$59,79212%
Red Hill, PA2,499$53,3480%
Lake Nacimiento, CA2,497$68,51628%
Phoenix, NY2,497$38,84627%
Fulton, KY2,497$24,88053%
Surf City, NC2,498$63,65619%
Source: The Surf City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.