Mount Airy employment information

IndexMount AiryNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,734$26,779$29,829
Median household income$35,831$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,892$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,056$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$31,458$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$24,688$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%16.8%15.1%
The Mount Airy, 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 Mount Airy is $24,734, which is 8% lower than than the North Carolina average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,831, which is 26% lower than than the North Carolina average and 35% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mount Airy is 3%, which is 32% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mount Airy is 21% which is 42% higher than than the national average.

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$23,884$35,831$71,662
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.

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  • The income per capita in Mount Airy is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Airy is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Airy is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Airy is 42% higher than the national average.

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Mount Airy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.4%1.5%
Manufacturing sector17.2%2.8%
Financial & insurance services1.5%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%22.4%
Public administration2.7%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services11.5%35.0%
Other33.4%20.1%

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Source: The Mount Airy, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).