Tarboro employment information

IndexTarboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,085$25,608$28,555
Median household income$34,267$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,300$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,005$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$30,850$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$25,163$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.0%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tarboro is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tarboro is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tarboro is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tarboro is 3% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Tarboro median earnings by income bracket

Tarboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%2.2%
Manufacturing sector21.9%3.3%
Financial & insurance services0.5%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%9.9%
Public administration6.5%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.3%
Education, health & social services12.7%48.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Falkland, NC43$62,50017%
Leggett, NC50$48,7509%
Belvoir, NC340$43,52019%
Rocky Mount, NC57,071$36,72431%
Parmele, NC324$33,90637%
Tarboro, NC11,323$34,26736%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Archdale, NC11,322$51,4184%
Clayton, CA11,328$131,136145%
Endwell, NY11,315$54,7752%
North Lindenhurst, NY11,334$70,49332%
Somerset, KY11,311$24,85154%
Tarboro, NC11,323$34,26736%
Source: The Tarboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.