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Income/capita 37%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 25%
IndexElizabethtownNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,772$26,779$29,829
Median household income$21,178$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,288$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,482$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$35,996$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$22,564$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level43.7%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elizabethtown is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elizabethtown is 62% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elizabethtown is 25% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elizabethtown is 189% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $14,117$21,178$42,356
      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.

      Elizabethtown median earnings by income bracket

      Elizabethtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%23.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%22.1%
      Public administration17.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.2%46.5%
      Other14.7%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Lake, NC1,363$46,87515%
      Tar Heel, NC166$41,56325%
      Butters, NC249$31,81842%
      Garland, NC552$30,16345%
      Bladenboro, NC1,852$26,85951%
      Elizabethtown, NC3,597$21,17862%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Red Bud, IL3,597$56,7353%
      Rogersville, MO3,597$43,38222%
      Amberley, OH3,595$115,703109%
      King City, OR3,599$49,53110%
      Reliez Valley, CA3,595$172,083211%
      Elizabethtown, NC3,597$21,17862%
      Source: The Elizabethtown, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).