Raleigh employment information

Income per capita$18,067$22,728$26,019
Median household income$37,105$36,975$46,574
Median income owner occupied$0$53,933$58,570
Median income renter occupied$0$26,343$28,937
Median earnings male$28,214$27,363$32,560
Median earnings female$22,499$23,011$24,186
Unemployment rate6.2%7.2%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a27.6%17.2%

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  • The income per capita in Raleigh is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Raleigh is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Raleigh is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Raleigh is equal to the national average.

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Raleigh median earnings by income bracket

Raleigh employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector13.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.7%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%17.2%
Public administration3.8%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.2%8.7%
Education, health & social services12.3%31.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Collierville, TN48,005$110,591100%
Germantown, TN39,213$107,37694%
Lakeland, TN12,541$100,32181%
Arlington, TN11,599$96,36374%
Atoka, TN8,917$87,04757%
Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%
Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%
Denver, CO663,303$56,2582%
Nashville, TN643,771$49,89110%
Seattle, WA668,849$74,45835%
Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%
Source: The Raleigh, Memphis, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).