Income/capita 30%
Household income 72%
Unemployment 24%
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IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$38,886$26,779$29,829
Median household income$95,283$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,614$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,012$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$64,793$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$36,834$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.6%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Apex is 30% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Apex is 72% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Apex is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Apex is 70% lower than the national average

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      Apex employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector16.5%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.3%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%12.9%
      Public administration5.1%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.6%
      Education, health & social services11.6%34.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holly Springs, NC30,126$98,04177.2%
      Cary, NC155,822$94,61771.0%
      Morrisville, NC22,600$92,76967.7%
      Fuquay-Varina, NC22,722$70,22626.9%
      Fearrington Village, NC2,984$70,13626.8%
      Apex, NC43,893$95,28372.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Pierce, FL43,883$26,50652.1%
      Dublin, OH43,874$125,540126.9%
      University, FL43,871$24,61955.5%
      Haltom City, TX43,864$45,76717.3%
      York, PA43,848$30,06845.6%
      Apex, NC43,893$95,28372.2%
      Source: The Apex, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).