Hickory employment information

IndexHickoryNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,128$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,533$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,346$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,107$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$31,690$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$21,602$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.7%16.8%15.1%
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.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,685$41,533$83,066
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 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.

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Hickory median earnings by income bracket

Hickory employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.6%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.1%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.0%18.4%
Public administration2.7%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.0%
Education, health & social services9.3%31.8%
Other28.0%28.1%

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Claremont, NC1,455$57,2373%
Mountain View, NC3,655$53,9692%
Hickory, NC40,274$41,53325%

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Holyoke, MA40,280$38,82930%
Carol Stream, IL40,228$73,10432%
Hagerstown, MD40,325$40,34227%
Marana, AZ40,221$76,48438%
San Gabriel, CA40,200$54,0152%
Hickory, NC40,274$41,53325%
Source: The Hickory, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).