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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexGrandfatherNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$112,573$26,779$29,829
Median household income$86,250$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,250$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$0$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$0$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grandfather is 277% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Grandfather is 56% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grandfather is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grandfather is 23% lower than the national average

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      $57,494 $86,250 $172,500
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Grandfather median earnings by income bracket

      Grandfather employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services42.9%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services28.6%37.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.3%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sugar Mountain, NC487$83,43850.8%
      Blowing Rock, NC1,149$83,33350.6%
      Crossnore, NC146$79,37543.5%
      Seven Devils, NC441$74,79235.2%
      Beech Mountain, NC766$72,91731.8%
      Grandfather, NC60$86,25055.9%

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      Igiugig, AK60$75,31336.1%
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      Petrey, AL60$55,8931.0%
      Haswell, CO60$46,87515.3%
      Lake Harbor, FL60$0100.0%
      Grandfather, NC60$86,25055.9%
      Source: The Grandfather, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).