Income/capita 72%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 106%
IndexKeenerNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$8,396$26,779$29,829
Median household income$25,238$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,058$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$0$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$10,192$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level29.3%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Keener is 72% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Keener is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Keener is 106% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Keener is 94% higher than the national average

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      Keener employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%28.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%75.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vann Crossroads, NC463$59,4177%
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      Turkey, NC305$52,5005%
      Plain View, NC2,438$41,62825%
      Faison, NC1,123$40,29427%
      Keener, NC811$25,23854%

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      Gordon, PA811$54,8081%
      Balsam Lake, WI811$41,60725%
      Mount Savage, MD811$51,9326%
      Hanna, WY811$52,9174%
      Paris, PA811$59,2387%
      Keener, NC811$25,23854%
      Source: The Keener, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).