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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexKnightdaleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$35,583$26,779$29,829
Median household income$69,529$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,045$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,221$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$49,719$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$41,187$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Knightdale is 19% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Knightdale is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Knightdale is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Knightdale is 67% lower than the national average

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      $46,348 $69,529 $139,058
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Knightdale median earnings by income bracket

      Knightdale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.0%9.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%12.2%
      Financial & insurance services10.5%10.5%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%16.2%
      Public administration6.2%6.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%7.7%
      Education, health & social services4.3%4.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rolesville, NC8,002$126,793129.2%
      Wake Forest, NC44,068$100,16281.1%
      Archer Lodge, NC5,037$70,00026.5%
      Raleigh, NC469,698$69,72026.0%
      Garner, NC30,345$67,57122.1%
      Knightdale, NC16,798$69,52925.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Danville, KY16,801$42,06824.0%
      Bull Run, VA16,769$75,48036.4%
      Goodlettsville, TN16,829$55,8571.0%
      Clayton, MO16,763$108,38795.9%
      Lansdale, PA16,846$70,93128.2%
      Knightdale, NC16,798$69,52925.7%
      Source: The Knightdale, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).