Locust employment information

IndexLocustNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$26,408$26,779$29,829
Median household income$55,283$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,000$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,912$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$32,266$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$31,563$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.2%16.8%15.1%
The Locust, 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 Locust is $26,408, which is 1% lower than than the North Carolina average and 11% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $55,283, which is 15% higher than than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The unemployment rate in Locust is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Locust is 12% which is 19% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$36,851$55,283$110,566
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 Locust is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Locust is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Locust is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Locust is 19% lower than the national average.

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Locust median earnings by income bracket

Locust employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.8%2.5%
Manufacturing sector19.7%1.2%
Financial & insurance services3.9%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.8%11.9%
Public administration6.2%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services6.8%39.2%
Other18.3%24.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harrisburg, NC14,500$88,86561%
Stallings, NC14,759$80,85846%
Indian Trail, NC36,357$72,72631%
Lake Park, NC3,678$69,92626%
Mint Hill, NC25,024$69,33625%
Locust, NC3,036$55,2830%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ladonia, AL3,036$26,69952%
Williamson, WV3,036$30,83344%
Mohnton, PA3,036$52,6795%
Barton Creek, TX3,037$150,170171%
Elk Ridge, UT3,037$82,73450%
Locust, NC3,036$55,2830%
Source: The Locust, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).