Fourth Ward employment information

IndexFourth WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Income per capita$78,291$33,050$26,779
Median household income$83,457$55,599$48,256
Median income owner occupied$0$77,185$61,102
Median income renter occupied$0$38,174$31,027
Median earnings male$86,653$36,948$32,737
Median earnings female$61,946$28,659$25,062
Unemployment rate4.1%6.1%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a15.8%16.8%

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  • The income per capita in Fourth Ward is 162% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fourth Ward is 51% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fourth Ward is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fourth Ward is equal to the national average.

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Fourth Ward median earnings by income bracket

Fourth Ward employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.7%3.8%
Manufacturing sector7.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services27.4%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%7.5%
Public administration2.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.9%
Education, health & social services11.1%34.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Weddington, NC10,254$125,966128%
Tega Cay, SC9,026$120,346118%
Huntersville, NC51,701$90,63364%
Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86561%
Stallings, NC14,759$80,85846%
Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5991%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Worth, TX815,930$54,8761%
Columbus, OH837,038$47,15615%
Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122%
San Francisco, CA850,282$87,70159%
Jacksonville, FL856,616$48,25613%
Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5991%
Source: The Fourth Ward, Charlotte, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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