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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$61,265$26,779$29,829
Median household income$83,333$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,250$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,135$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$48,750$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$33,750$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.5%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blowing Rock is 105% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Blowing Rock is 51% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blowing Rock is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blowing Rock is 77% lower than the national average

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      $55,549 $83,333 $166,666
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Blowing Rock median earnings by income bracket

      Blowing Rock employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%5.3%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%16.2%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%9.4%
      Education, health & social services16.2%16.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Grandfather, NC60$86,25055.9%
      Sugar Mountain, NC487$83,43850.8%
      Crossnore, NC146$79,37543.5%
      Seven Devils, NC441$74,79235.2%
      Beech Mountain, NC766$72,91731.8%
      Blowing Rock, NC1,149$83,33350.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Minturn, CO1,149$105,00089.8%
      Palm Beach Shores, FL1,149$73,55833.0%
      Wayland, IA1,149$59,5837.7%
      New Pekin, IN1,149$40,20827.3%
      Wellsville, MO1,149$48,00013.2%
      Blowing Rock, NC1,149$83,33350.6%
      Source: The Blowing Rock, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).