New Bern employment information

IndexNew BernNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$24,062$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,970$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,706$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,718$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,873$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$23,335$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.1%16.8%15.1%
The New Bern, 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 New Bern is $24,062, which is 10% lower than than the North Carolina average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,970, which is 13% lower than than the North Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Bern is 6%, which is 31% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Bern is 19% which is 27% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,977$41,970$83,940
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 New Bern is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Bern is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Bern is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Bern is 27% higher than the national average.

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New Bern median earnings by income bracket

New Bern employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.2%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%13.7%
Public administration9.4%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.0%
Education, health & social services14.3%40.2%
Other24.7%29.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brices Creek, NC3,857$85,38254%
Trent Woods, NC4,194$76,89039%
Neuse Forest, NC1,730$74,51135%
River Bend, NC3,164$60,85910%
Fairfield Harbour, NC2,913$60,73410%
New Bern, NC30,075$41,97024%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westchester, FL30,058$48,13613%
Matthews, NC30,054$75,20536%
Rochester, NH30,052$50,7598%
Helena, MT30,102$52,2885%
Myrtle Beach, SC30,106$37,02333%
New Bern, NC30,075$41,97024%
Source: The New Bern, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).