Fairmont employment information

IndexFairmontNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$14,558$26,779$29,829
Median household income$20,265$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,500$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,386$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$31,397$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$19,141$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level42.3%16.8%15.1%
The Fairmont, NC 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 Fairmont is $14,558, which is 46% lower than than the North Carolina average and 51% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $20,265, which is 58% lower than than the North Carolina average and 63% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fairmont is 4%, which is 13% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fairmont is 42% which is 180% higher than than the national average.

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$13,508$20,265$40,530
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Fairmont is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairmont is 63% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairmont is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairmont is 180% higher than the national average.

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Fairmont median earnings by income bracket

Fairmont employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.0%2.2%
Financial & insurance services3.3%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%13.0%
Public administration7.9%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services11.2%54.0%
Other18.4%16.1%

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Marietta, NC134$37,18833%
Cerro Gordo, NC142$36,87533%
Dillon, SC6,675$36,71834%
Fairmont, NC2,704$20,26563%

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Taylor, AL2,704$41,80624%
Belle Meade, TN2,704$195,208253%
Hoxie, AR2,704$25,74453%
Bloomingdale, GA2,703$55,9111%
Grundy Center, IA2,705$52,6255%
Fairmont, NC2,704$20,26563%
Source: The Fairmont, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).