Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexDanaNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,306$26,779$29,829
Median household income$47,547$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,234$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,611$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$34,968$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,169$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dana is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dana is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dana is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dana is 1% lower than the national average

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      $31,694 $47,547 $95,094
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Dana median earnings by income bracket

      Dana employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.6%20.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%10.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%11.6%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services9.7%9.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Biltmore Forest, NC1,679$164,000196.4%
      Flat Rock, NC3,354$90,64263.8%
      Avery Creek, NC3,256$90,33363.3%
      Royal Pines, NC4,499$84,41552.6%
      Bent Creek, NC1,652$82,62949.4%
      Dana, NC3,830$47,54714.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Grand Bay, AL3,829$73,55333.0%
      New Hope, MS3,829$59,5007.6%
      Chilton, WI3,829$56,0041.2%
      Plain City, OH3,831$77,44840.0%
      Clyde, TX3,828$49,76110.1%
      Dana, NC3,830$47,54714.1%
      Source: The Dana, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).