Income/capita 22%
Household income 77%
Unemployment 38%
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Income per capita$36,369$26,779$29,829
Median household income$98,041$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$101,880$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,750$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$64,909$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$36,911$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Holly Springs is 22% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Holly Springs is 77% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Holly Springs is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Holly Springs is 74% lower than the national average

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      Holly Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%7.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%7.7%
      Public administration3.8%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.9%
      Education, health & social services10.6%38.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Apex, NC43,893$95,28372.2%
      Cary, NC155,822$94,61771.0%
      Morrisville, NC22,600$92,76967.7%
      Fuquay-Varina, NC22,722$70,22626.9%
      Fearrington Village, NC2,984$70,13626.8%
      Holly Springs, NC30,126$98,04177.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lawrenceville, GA30,127$41,57824.8%
      Spring Valley, CA30,128$60,6009.5%
      Burlingame, CA30,118$102,44385.2%
      Orcutt, CA30,109$75,69536.8%
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,106$37,02333.1%
      Holly Springs, NC30,126$98,04177.2%
      Source: The Holly Springs, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).