Income/capita 66%
Household income 56%
Unemployment 31%
IndexCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$49,391$26,779$29,829
Median household income$86,355$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,547$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,481$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$65,984$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$40,000$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cornelius is 66% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cornelius is 56% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cornelius is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cornelius is 68% lower than the national average

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      Cornelius employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services13.6%8.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.4%14.6%
      Public administration2.7%0.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.4%
      Education, health & social services7.8%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Davidson, NC12,076$109,90799%
      Westport, NC3,923$102,22585%
      Huntersville, NC51,701$90,63364%
      Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86561%
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
      Cornelius, NC27,426$86,35556%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Chicago, IL27,420$71,52029%
      Lake Jackson, TX27,407$75,47336%
      Fridley, MN27,447$55,0061%
      Saratoga Springs, NY27,447$73,66133%
      Dix Hills, NY27,403$145,387163%
      Cornelius, NC27,426$86,35556%
      Source: The Cornelius, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).