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Income/capita 41%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 5%
IndexThird WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Income per capita$41,998$33,050$26,779
Median household income$77,602$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$47,412$36,948$32,737
Median earnings female$32,300$28,659$25,062
Unemployment rate4.4%6.1%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a15.8%16.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Third Ward is 41% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Third Ward is 40% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Third Ward is 5% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Third Ward is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $37,062$55,599$111,198
      City
      $32,167$48,256$96,512
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Third Ward median earnings by income bracket

      Third Ward employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services23.9%7.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%14.7%
      Public administration2.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.3%33.4%
      Other40.2%41.6%

      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 Third Ward, Charlotte, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).