Wilkesboro employment information

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,388$25,608$28,555
Median household income$29,902$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,056$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,374$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$30,729$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$30,399$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level34.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wilkesboro is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wilkesboro is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wilkesboro is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wilkesboro is 121% higher than the national average.

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Wilkesboro median earnings by income bracket

Wilkesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%25.7%
Public administration5.3%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%4.0%
Education, health & social services13.8%34.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mulberry, NC1,956$43,38019%
Love Valley, NC95$41,25023%
Hays, NC1,866$33,20238%
Millers Creek, NC1,849$32,09240%
Ronda, NC418$26,56350%
Wilkesboro, NC3,559$29,90244%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Old Mystic, CT3,559$82,31354%
Bloomer, WI3,558$45,84514%
Lowell, NC3,561$41,42923%
Wellsville, UT3,557$65,05722%
Mount Healthy Heights, OH3,556$47,03612%
Wilkesboro, NC3,559$29,90244%
Source: The Wilkesboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.