Elgin town employment information

IndexElgin townSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,770$25,521$29,829
Median household income$56,875$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,333$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,845$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$41,424$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$30,061$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%17.2%15.1%
The Elgin town, SC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Elgin town is $22,770, which is 11% lower than than the South Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $56,875, which is 21% higher than than the South Carolina average and 3% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Elgin town is 4%, which is 23% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Elgin town is 9% which is 38% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$37,912$56,875$113,750
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
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.

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  • The income per capita in Elgin town is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elgin town is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elgin town is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elgin town is 38% lower than the national average.

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Elgin town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry27.3%5.4%
Manufacturing sector14.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services4.0%21.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%6.0%
Public administration5.6%6.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%5.4%
Education, health & social services11.3%31.6%
Other13.7%17.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
JAARS, NC508$52,2736%
Irwin, SC1,639$37,02533%
Kershaw, SC2,357$36,16135%
Elgin, SC3,133$35,84835%
Fort Lawn, SC951$35,25036%
Elgin town, SC1,525$56,8753%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dillsboro, IN1,525$38,04031%
Mescal, AZ1,525$39,58328%
Hasson Heights, PA1,525$50,9878%
Troy, TX1,524$50,5569%
Milroy, PA1,524$49,61510%
Elgin town, SC1,525$56,8753%
Source: The Elgin town, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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