Watauga employment information

Income per capita$19,826$24,811$28,555
Median household income$42,500$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,375$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,964$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$38,068$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$22,292$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watauga is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watauga is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watauga is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watauga is 4% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Watauga median earnings by income bracket

Watauga employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%1.2%
Manufacturing sector11.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services25.0%14.5%
Public administration6.8%1.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%3.6%
Education, health & social services13.6%53.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gray, TN1,885$55,0983%
Jonesborough, TN5,138$49,6887%
Oak Grove CDP (Washington County), TN4,732$48,06810%
Oak Grove, TN178$47,23712%
Spurgeon, TN3,747$45,88014%
Watauga, TN360$42,50021%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nageezi, NM360$14,48573%
Basalt, ID360$34,50035%
Grier City, PA360$76,98544%
Berkey, OH360$68,25028%
Oak Hall, VA360$56,8336%
Watauga, TN360$42,50021%
Source: The Watauga, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.