Washington employment information

IndexWashingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,698$25,608$28,555
Median household income$31,574$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,446$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,589$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$26,893$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,363$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate9.9%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level29.4%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Washington is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Washington is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Washington is 70% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Washington is 89% higher than the national average.

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Washington median earnings by income bracket

Washington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector10.3%2.2%
Financial & insurance services2.7%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%4.8%
Public administration3.5%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services19.2%47.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Washington Park, NC503$67,32826%
Bath, NC244$63,75019%
Bear Grass, NC138$53,1251%
Pinetown, NC93$53,0951%
River Road, NC3,797$41,95822%
Washington, NC9,768$31,57441%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monmouth, OR9,769$35,75033%
Waynesville, NC9,770$35,70833%
Cottage Grove, OR9,772$35,71733%
New Hyde Park, NY9,764$99,46986%
East Stroudsburg, PA9,773$45,37515%
Washington, NC9,768$31,57441%
Source: The Washington, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.