Income/capita 30%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 31%
Income per capita$20,946$29,011$34,967
Median household income$35,306$41,187$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$67,516$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$28,870$42,481
Median earnings male$27,310$28,684$41,712
Median earnings female$24,568$24,608$29,664
Unemployment rate6.1%5.9%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a25.4%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Swansboro is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Swansboro is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Swansboro is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Swansboro is equal to the national average

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      Swansboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.3%10.2%
      Public administration9.5%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%0.7%
      Education, health & social services20.3%39.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wyndham, VA10,097$145,464163%
      Short Pump, VA27,099$111,296101%
      Woodlake, VA7,172$98,13577%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Innsbrook, VA7,707$84,07252%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boise, ID218,677$52,2496%
      San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%
      Birmingham, AL212,424$32,40441%
      Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%
      Source: The Swansboro, Richmond, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).