Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexRiver RoadNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$34,879$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,845$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,554$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,433$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$29,968$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$37,515$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level22.6%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in River Road is 17% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in River Road is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in River Road is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in River Road is 49% higher than the national average

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      $27,893 $41,845 $83,690
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      River Road median earnings by income bracket

      River Road employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.1%14.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%5.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services19.8%19.8%
      Public administration7.2%7.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%2.1%
      Education, health & social services11.5%11.5%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Washington Park, NC601$80,89346.2%
      Bayview, NC473$73,75033.3%
      Bath, NC220$52,5005.1%
      Vanceboro, NC1,070$40,62526.6%
      Aurora, NC772$38,02631.3%
      River Road, NC3,578$41,84524.4%

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      Grasonville, MD3,578$99,55079.9%
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      River Road, NC3,578$41,84524.4%
      Source: The River Road, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).