East Raleigh employment information

IndexEast RaleighRaleighNorth Carolina
Income per capita$23,461$33,682$26,779
Median household income$42,542$58,641$48,256
Median income owner occupied$0$85,177$61,102
Median income renter occupied$0$40,132$31,027
Median earnings male$30,934$38,075$32,737
Median earnings female$26,538$30,955$25,062
Unemployment rate8.8%4.3%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a14.9%16.8%
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  • The income per capita in East Raleigh is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Raleigh is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Raleigh is 89% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Raleigh is equal to the national average.

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East Raleigh employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector8.9%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.7%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%15.4%
Public administration1.9%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%2.2%
Education, health & social services12.8%27.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Holly Springs, NC30,126$98,04177%
Apex, NC43,893$95,28372%
Cary, NC155,822$94,61771%
Morrisville, NC22,600$92,76968%
Rolesville, NC5,583$91,00064%
Raleigh, NC441,326$58,6416%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Omaha, NE443,072$50,8278%
Colorado Springs, CO448,759$56,2272%
Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%
Miami, FL432,622$31,64243%
Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%
Raleigh, NC441,326$58,6416%
Source: The East Raleigh, Raleigh, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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