Charlotte employment information

IndexCharlotteRochesterNew York
Income per capita$26,813$19,830$34,212
Median household income$36,917$31,684$60,741
Median income owner occupied$0$52,896$83,277
Median income renter occupied$0$21,976$38,983
Median earnings male$35,229$25,675$40,464
Median earnings female$27,429$22,522$30,906
Unemployment rate3.7%8.1%4.8%
Poverty leveln/a32.8%15.5%

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  • The income per capita in Charlotte is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charlotte is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charlotte is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charlotte is equal to the national average.

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Charlotte median earnings by income bracket

Charlotte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.9%1.9%
Manufacturing sector17.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.6%0.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%11.0%
Public administration4.3%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.0%
Education, health & social services13.7%42.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pittsford, NY1,573$89,31861%
Fairport, NY5,372$69,63226%
Spencerport, NY3,618$69,61226%
Brighton, NY36,875$67,00221%
Clarkson, NY4,308$63,75815%
Rochester, NY210,291$31,68443%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Modesto, CA208,512$50,9968%
Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%
Birmingham, AL212,424$32,40441%
Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%
San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%
Rochester, NY210,291$31,68443%
Source: The Charlotte, Rochester, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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