Beaufort employment information

IndexBeaufortNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,879$26,779$29,829
Median household income$38,825$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,171$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,639$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$26,884$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$19,980$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%16.8%15.1%
The Beaufort, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Beaufort is $25,879, which is 3% lower than than the North Carolina average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,825, which is 20% lower than than the North Carolina average and 30% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Beaufort is 7%, which is 46% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Beaufort is 21% which is 38% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,880$38,825$77,650
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Beaufort is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Beaufort is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Beaufort is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Beaufort is 38% higher than the national average.

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Beaufort employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%3.2%
Manufacturing sector9.2%0.6%
Financial & insurance services2.9%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services20.2%11.9%
Public administration7.6%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.4%
Education, health & social services11.1%20.7%
Other28.8%47.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indian Beach, NC205$82,25049%
Pine Knoll Shores, NC1,420$69,68826%
Marshallberg, NC438$57,9695%
Harkers Island, NC1,488$50,4559%
Atlantic Beach, NC1,671$47,87513%
Beaufort, NC4,181$38,82530%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mead, CO4,181$92,01166%
Bethel Manor, VA4,181$52,5005%
La Verkin, UT4,182$41,42925%
Canton, NC4,182$36,79233%
Westover, WV4,180$41,05326%
Beaufort, NC4,181$38,82530%
Source: The Beaufort, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).