Light Oak employment information

IndexLight OakNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,282$26,779$29,829
Median household income$31,683$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,011$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,470$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$29,856$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,020$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate19.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%16.8%15.1%
The Light Oak, 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 Light Oak is $18,282, which is 32% lower than than the North Carolina average and 39% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,683, which is 34% lower than than the North Carolina average and 43% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Light Oak is 19%, which is 317% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Light Oak is 22% which is 45% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$21,119$31,683$63,366
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 Light Oak is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Light Oak is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Light Oak is 317% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Light Oak is 45% higher than the national average.

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Light Oak employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector52.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%8.7%
Education, health & social services32.2%36.0%
Other0.0%12.8%

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Light Oak, NC837$31,68343%

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Light Oak, NC837$31,68343%
Source: The Light Oak, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).