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Income/capita 28%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 82%
IndexCajah's MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,590$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,607$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,012$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,295$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$28,359$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$26,321$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cajah's Mountain is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cajah's Mountain is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cajah's Mountain is 82% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cajah's Mountain is 35% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,735$41,607$83,214
      City
      $32,167$48,256$96,512
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cajah's Mountain median earnings by income bracket

      Cajah's Mountain employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector29.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%15.4%
      Public administration7.5%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.0%
      Education, health & social services7.4%44.1%
      Other19.7%17.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cedar Rock, NC324$97,34476%
      Northlakes, NC1,521$89,67762%
      Bethlehem, NC4,961$58,7786%
      Mountain View, NC3,655$53,9692%
      Granite Falls, NC4,686$48,90912%
      Cajah's Mountain, NC2,752$41,60725%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hooverson Heights, WV2,752$51,6157%
      Kelly Ridge, CA2,751$40,29227%
      La Grange, NC2,753$27,97649%
      Little Flock, AR2,753$44,87619%
      Manchester, PA2,753$56,1481%
      Cajah's Mountain, NC2,752$41,60725%
      Source: The Cajah's Mountain, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).