Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLakewoodCharlotteNorth Carolina
Income per capita$16,622$39,834$26,779
Median household income$33,581$65,359$48,256
Median income owner occupied$0$87,234$61,102
Median income renter occupied$0$49,023$31,027
Median earnings male$n/a$43,140$32,737
Median earnings female$n/a$33,996$25,062
Unemployment rate17.6%3.5%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a11.9%16.8%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lakewood is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lakewood is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 277% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lakewood is 100% lower than the national average

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      $43,568 $65,359 $130,718
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Lakewood median earnings by income bracket

      Lakewood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry27.0%27.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.6%24.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%14.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.8%14.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Tega Cay, SC10,834$125,847127.5%
      Harrisburg, NC16,073$112,757103.8%
      Lake Wylie, SC14,091$103,54887.2%
      Lowesville, NC3,180$100,91782.4%
      Huntersville, NC57,288$100,78982.2%
      Charlotte, NC873,570$65,35918.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      San Francisco, CA874,784$119,136115.4%
      Indianapolis, IN869,387$50,8138.2%
      Columbus, OH889,079$54,9020.8%
      Fort Worth, TX892,221$64,56716.7%
      Jacksonville, FL902,488$55,5310.4%
      Charlotte, NC873,570$65,35918.1%
      Source: The Lakewood, Charlotte, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).