Oak City employment information

IndexOak CityNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,628$26,779$29,829
Median household income$29,779$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,750$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,438$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$16,250$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,625$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%16.8%15.1%
The Oak City, 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 Oak City is $16,628, which is 38% lower than than the North Carolina average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,779, which is 38% lower than than the North Carolina average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oak City is 6%, which is 36% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oak City is 17% which is 13% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,850$29,779$59,558
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 Oak City is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak City is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak City is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak City is 13% higher than the national average.

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Oak City median earnings by income bracket

Oak City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector31.8%11.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%7.4%
Public administration0.0%5.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.6%25.9%
Other34.8%35.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bear Grass, NC129$44,68819%
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Parmele, NC295$36,50034%
Williamston, NC5,534$34,76937%
Hobgood, NC344$33,48239%
Oak City, NC333$29,77946%

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Wesley, IA333$50,6258%
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Edmundson Acres, CA333$45,00019%
Vanderbilt, PA333$38,35931%
Oak City, NC333$29,77946%
Source: The Oak City, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).