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Income/capita 35%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 74%
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IndexCameronNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,447$26,779$29,829
Median household income$40,625$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,625$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.1%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cameron is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cameron is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cameron is 74% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cameron is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $27,080$40,625$81,250
      City
      $32,167$48,256$96,512
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cameron median earnings by income bracket

      Cameron employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services54.3%41.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.4%
      Education, health & social services0.0%43.1%
      Other17.4%5.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pinehurst, NC15,522$78,33841.6%
      Whispering Pines, NC3,125$71,73129.7%
      Broadway, NC1,327$52,0835.9%
      Aberdeen, NC7,107$49,10411.2%
      Pinebluff, NC1,284$49,03811.4%
      Cameron, NC258$40,62526.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chickaloon, AK258$41,40625.2%
      Three Rocks, CA258$35,78935.3%
      Riggins, ID258$31,05843.9%
      Kangley, IL258$50,0009.6%
      Montrose, IL258$37,50032.2%
      Cameron, NC258$40,62526.6%
      Source: The Cameron, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).