Newton employment information

IndexNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,876$26,779$29,829
Median household income$33,756$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,827$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,107$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$25,086$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$21,089$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%16.8%15.1%
The Newton, 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 Newton is $16,876, which is 37% lower than than the North Carolina average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,756, which is 30% lower than than the North Carolina average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Newton is 7%, which is 41% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Newton is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$22,501$33,756$67,512
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 Newton is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 31% higher than the national average.

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Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector31.8%0.2%
Financial & insurance services0.3%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%18.2%
Public administration3.0%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.2%29.4%
Other25.7%19.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westport, NC3,923$102,22585%
Northlakes, NC1,521$89,67762%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
Bethlehem, NC4,961$58,7786%
Claremont, NC1,455$57,2373%
Newton, NC12,999$33,75639%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
La Homa, TX12,999$29,88446%
Borger, TX13,001$44,82119%
Commerce, CA12,997$42,23524%
Kingston, PA12,996$47,84014%
West Carrollton, OH13,012$37,81432%
Newton, NC12,999$33,75639%
Source: The Newton, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).