Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSix ForksRaleighNorth Carolina
Income per capita$54,272$40,520$26,779
Median household income$87,769$69,720$48,256
Median income owner occupied$0$98,688$61,102
Median income renter occupied$0$47,469$31,027
Median earnings male$61,926$43,888$32,737
Median earnings female$44,500$36,156$25,062
Unemployment rate2.9%3.0%5.1%
Poverty leveln/a11.8%16.8%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Six Forks is 82% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Six Forks is 59% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Six Forks is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Six Forks is 100% lower than the national average

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      $46,475 $69,720 $139,440
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Six Forks median earnings by income bracket

      Six Forks employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.6%20.6%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%8.3%
      Financial & insurance services5.6%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%14.2%
      Public administration3.3%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%3.2%
      Education, health & social services10.0%10.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rolesville, NC8,002$126,793129.2%
      Apex, NC55,220$112,549103.4%
      Holly Springs, NC36,595$110,758100.2%
      Cary, NC169,177$107,46394.3%
      Morrisville, NC27,582$100,49581.7%
      Raleigh, NC469,698$69,72026.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Colorado Springs, CO471,686$67,71922.4%
      Long Beach, CA462,081$66,41020.0%
      Miami, FL461,080$44,26820.0%
      Omaha, NE479,529$62,21312.5%
      Halifax, NS451,852n/a 
      Raleigh, NC469,698$69,72026.0%
      Source: The Six Forks, Raleigh, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).