Northwest employment information

IndexNorthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Income per capita$43,567$33,682$26,779
Median household income$78,719$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$53,995$38,075$32,737
Median earnings female$38,271$30,955$25,062
Unemployment rate3.1%4.3%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a14.9%16.8%

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  • The income per capita in Northwest is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Northwest is 42% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Northwest is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Northwest is equal to the national average.

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Northwest median earnings by income bracket

Northwest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%1.4%
Manufacturing sector9.9%0.1%
Financial & insurance services7.1%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%11.5%
Public administration4.1%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.8%
Education, health & social services12.9%30.1%

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%
Wake Forest, NC36,472$81,20047%
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 Northwest, Raleigh, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).