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Income/capita 44%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 15%
IndexGarlandNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,788$26,779$29,829
Median household income$30,163$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,781$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,583$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$13,603$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$19,500$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.8%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Garland is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Garland is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Garland is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Garland is 24% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,106$30,163$60,326
      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.

      Garland median earnings by income bracket

      Garland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.1%31.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.8%11.7%
      Public administration3.2%11.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services18.3%21.3%
      Other39.7%35.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Turkey, NC305$52,5005%
      Harrells, NC156$49,16711%
      White Lake, NC1,363$46,87515%
      Roseboro, NC1,521$38,37531%
      Clinton, NC8,799$29,43247%
      Garland, NC552$30,16345%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Northport, WI552$57,3214%
      Salt Rock, WV552$42,81323%
      Merrimac, WI552$66,04219%
      Fruitvale, TX552$26,96451%
      Toledo, WA552$38,00031%
      Garland, NC552$30,16345%
      Source: The Garland, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).