Old Fort employment information

IndexOld FortNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$15,657$26,779$29,829
Median household income$25,656$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,449$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,000$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$23,300$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$16,656$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.6%16.8%15.1%
The Old Fort, 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 Old Fort is $15,657, which is 42% lower than than the North Carolina average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,656, which is 47% lower than than the North Carolina average and 54% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Old Fort is 6%, which is 36% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Old Fort is 29% which is 89% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$17,102$25,656$51,312
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 Old Fort is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Old Fort is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Old Fort is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Old Fort is 89% higher than the national average.

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Old Fort employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%3.7%
Manufacturing sector26.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%12.5%
Public administration0.0%6.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%4.1%
Education, health & social services10.6%19.6%
Other36.1%34.3%

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Black Mountain, NC8,168$41,80724%
West Marion, NC1,447$40,69426%
Old Fort, NC1,136$25,65654%

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Old Fort, NC1,136$25,65654%
Source: The Old Fort, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).