Waynesville employment information

IndexWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,154$25,608$28,555
Median household income$35,708$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,338$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,173$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$32,865$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$26,282$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level17.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waynesville is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waynesville is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waynesville is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waynesville is 13% higher than the national average.

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Waynesville median earnings by income bracket

Waynesville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.4%3.6%
Manufacturing sector8.4%1.5%
Financial & insurance services2.9%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%19.2%
Public administration5.2%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%1.2%
Education, health & social services12.7%34.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Webster, NC391$67,50026%
Lake Junaluska, NC2,472$63,26618%
Forest Hills, NC454$62,63917%
Dillsboro, NC319$47,81311%
Maggie Valley, NC1,411$44,87516%
Waynesville, NC9,770$35,70833%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monmouth, OR9,769$35,75033%
Cottage Grove, OR9,772$35,71733%
Washington, NC9,768$31,57441%
East Stroudsburg, PA9,773$45,37515%
Warrenton, VA9,774$73,06237%
Waynesville, NC9,770$35,70833%
Source: The Waynesville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.