Income/capita 16%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 23%
IndexNew LondonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,082$26,779$29,829
Median household income$61,389$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,469$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$90,114$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$32,396$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$29,063$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in New London is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in New London is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New London is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in New London is 33% lower than the national average

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      New London employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%13.9%
      Public administration6.0%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%6.6%
      Education, health & social services16.5%46.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Southmont, NC1,252$72,15930%
      Stanfield, NC1,597$63,18814%
      Mount Pleasant, NC2,133$60,4699%
      Oakboro, NC1,958$57,5964%
      Locust, NC3,036$55,2830%
      New London, NC593$61,38911%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bowmans Addition, MD593$39,03829%
      Fallston, NC593$30,53645%
      Washington Grove, MD593$118,750115%
      Springer, OK593$41,37525%
      Roxton, TX593$20,75062%
      New London, NC593$61,38911%
      Source: The New London, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).