Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$47,451$26,779$29,829
Median household income$112,549$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$132,959$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,015$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$74,560$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$45,843$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.6%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Apex is 59% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Apex is 103% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Apex is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Apex is 76% lower than the national average

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      $75,025 $112,549 $225,098
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Apex median earnings by income bracket

      Apex employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.4%6.4%
      Manufacturing sector13.9%13.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services11.2%11.2%
      Public administration4.5%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%2.4%
      Education, health & social services9.8%9.8%

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      Fearrington Village, NC2,692$82,70849.5%
      Fuquay-Varina, NC29,110$81,91448.1%
      Apex, NC55,220$112,549103.4%

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      Apex, NC55,220$112,549103.4%
      Source: The Apex, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).