Blowing Rock employment information

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$38,656$26,779$29,829
Median household income$54,688$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,838$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,705$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$31,198$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$19,375$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate1.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.9%16.8%15.1%
The Blowing Rock, 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 Blowing Rock is $38,656, which is 44% higher than than the North Carolina average and 30% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $54,688, which is 13% higher than than the North Carolina average and 1% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Blowing Rock is 1%, which is 78% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Blowing Rock is 11% which is 28% lower than than the national average.

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$36,455$54,688$109,376
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 Blowing Rock is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blowing Rock is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blowing Rock is 78% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blowing Rock is 28% lower than the national average.

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Blowing Rock median earnings by income bracket

Blowing Rock employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%0.9%
Manufacturing sector6.2%1.8%
Financial & insurance services5.4%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%29.9%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.8%36.6%
Other44.0%21.4%

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Source: The Blowing Rock, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).