Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBuxtonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,283$26,779$29,829
Median household income$59,359$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,714$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,781$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$16,716$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.3%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Buxton is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Buxton is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Buxton is 117% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Buxton is 87% higher than the national average

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      $39,568 $59,359 $118,718
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Buxton median earnings by income bracket

      Buxton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.6%24.6%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.8%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services23.5%23.5%
      Public administration4.4%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%10.2%
      Education, health & social services7.8%7.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hatteras, NC373$70,72127.8%
      Frisco, NC795$35,91635.1%
      Avon, NC474$26,72951.7%
      Buxton, NC1,558$59,3597.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Greenland, AR1,558$58,3335.4%
      Guthrie Center, IA1,558$51,6506.6%
      Canby, MN1,558$50,9927.8%
      Arlington, OH1,558$74,50034.7%
      Hubbard, TX1,558$34,27138.1%
      Buxton, NC1,558$59,3597.3%
      Source: The Buxton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).