North Wilkesboro employment information

IndexNorth WilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,212$26,779$29,829
Median household income$18,911$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,338$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,683$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$24,129$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$16,875$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level46.4%16.8%15.1%
The North Wilkesboro, 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 North Wilkesboro is $17,212, which is 36% lower than than the North Carolina average and 42% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $18,911, which is 61% lower than than the North Carolina average and 66% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in North Wilkesboro is 8%, which is 72% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in North Wilkesboro is 46% which is 207% higher than than the national average.

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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 North Wilkesboro is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in North Wilkesboro is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in North Wilkesboro is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in North Wilkesboro is 207% higher than the national average.

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North Wilkesboro median earnings by income bracket

North Wilkesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%1.8%
Manufacturing sector20.9%4.2%
Financial & insurance services10.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%17.5%
Public administration3.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.8%44.3%
Other30.3%28.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moravian Falls, NC1,990$44,87519%
Love Valley, NC103$41,87524%
Wilkesboro, NC3,552$35,55036%
Hays, NC1,698$33,00040%
Fairplains, NC2,248$32,86241%
North Wilkesboro, NC4,266$18,91166%

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Columbiana, AL4,265$34,33638%
Berryville, VA4,268$56,5632%
Beecher, IL4,264$61,67011%
Vine Hill, CA4,264$71,78630%
Walhalla, SC4,263$30,97344%
North Wilkesboro, NC4,266$18,91166%
Source: The North Wilkesboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).