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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$20,120$26,779$29,829
Median household income$35,250$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,750$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$31,750$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$21,750$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.8%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Denton is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Denton is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Denton is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Denton is 11% higher than the national average

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      $23,497 $35,250 $70,500
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Denton median earnings by income bracket

      Denton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%14.9%
      Manufacturing sector32.0%32.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%17.5%
      Public administration1.3%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%5.3%
      Education, health & social services3.0%3.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Richfield, NC892$67,02821.2%
      New London, NC640$63,30414.4%
      Tyro, NC3,239$55,6860.7%
      Misenheimer, NC702$45,37518.0%
      Southmont, NC1,165$42,66722.9%
      Denton, NC1,355$35,25036.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Shokan, NY1,355$63,24114.3%
      North Charleroi, PA1,355$35,09336.6%
      Jonesville, VA1,355$15,69171.6%
      Coulee Dam, WA1,355$60,6259.6%
      Carbon Hill, AL1,354$26,33352.4%
      Denton, NC1,355$35,25036.3%
      Source: The Denton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).