The Hickory, 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 Hickory is $26,128, which is 2% lower than than the North Carolina average and 12% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,533, which is 14% lower than than the North Carolina average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hickory is 5%, which is equal to than the national average. The poverty rate in Hickory is 19% which is 23% higher than than the national average.
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The income per capita in Hickory is 12% lower than the national average.
The median household income in Hickory is 25% lower than the national average.
Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
The unemployment rate in Hickory is equal to the national average.
The poverty level in Hickory is 23% higher than the national average.