Boone employment information

IndexBooneNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$12,688$26,779$29,829
Median household income$14,725$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,189$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$10,752$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$5,024$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$4,562$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level62.2%16.8%15.1%
The Boone, 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 Boone is $12,688, which is 53% lower than than the North Carolina average and 57% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $14,725, which is 69% lower than than the North Carolina average and 73% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Boone is 8%, which is 80% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Boone is 62% which is 312% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$9,815$14,725$29,450
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 Boone is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Boone is 73% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Boone is 80% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Boone is 312% higher than the national average.

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Boone median earnings by income bracket

Boone employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.9%1.7%
Manufacturing sector3.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services0.5%0.3%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%14.4%
Public administration0.2%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services28.3%37.6%
Other42.3%42.6%

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Boone, NC18,241$14,72573%

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Boone, NC18,241$14,72573%
Source: The Boone, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).