Wanchese employment information

IndexWancheseNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,435$25,608$28,555
Median household income$47,969$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,081$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,646$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$30,640$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$21,250$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wanchese is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wanchese is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wanchese is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wanchese is 61% lower than the national average.

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Wanchese median earnings by income bracket

Wanchese employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.4%11.4%
Financial & insurance services8.8%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%21.6%
Public administration4.3%15.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.3%26.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nags Head, NC2,798$55,0893%
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,810$54,8613%
Manteo, NC1,472$42,69720%
Manns Harbor, NC1,212$39,22727%
Wanchese, NC1,753$47,96910%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Biscoe, NC1,753$25,87152%
Ocean Ridge, FL1,754$79,15248%
Pilot Mountain, NC1,752$35,00035%
Trainer, PA1,752$40,89324%
Silver Bay, MN1,752$37,45030%
Wanchese, NC1,753$47,96910%
Source: The Wanchese, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.