West Canton employment information

IndexWest CantonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,252$25,608$28,555
Median household income$40,741$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,426$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,976$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$39,115$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$25,107$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.7%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Canton is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Canton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Canton is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Canton is 51% lower than the national average.

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West Canton median earnings by income bracket

West Canton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.7%10.1%
Public administration7.9%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%4.0%
Education, health & social services10.7%44.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Junaluska, NC2,472$63,26618%
Bent Creek, NC1,509$62,64217%
Maggie Valley, NC1,411$44,87516%
Clyde, NC1,362$38,66828%
Canton, NC4,160$35,82533%
West Canton, NC1,223$40,74124%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
De Smet, SD1,223$48,5639%
Sardinia, OH1,223$31,32841%
Castle Hill, CA1,223$113,952113%
Worcester, NY1,223$51,0345%
Barneveld, WI1,223$71,25033%
West Canton, NC1,223$40,74124%
Source: The West Canton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.