Roper employment information

IndexRoperNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$11,428$26,779$29,829
Median household income$17,404$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,583$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,250$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$11,304$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$17,000$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level60.4%16.8%15.1%
The Roper, NC employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Roper is $11,428, which is 57% lower than than the North Carolina average and 62% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $17,404, which is 64% lower than than the North Carolina average and 69% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Roper is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Roper is 60% which is 300% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$11,601$17,404$34,808
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Roper is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Roper is 69% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Roper is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Roper is 300% higher than the national average.

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Roper median earnings by income bracket

Roper employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector58.3%1.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.3%3.6%
Public administration0.0%25.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.0%40.5%
Other11.7%17.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Creswell, NC276$27,63950%
Edenton, NC4,900$27,03751%
Plymouth, NC3,684$20,44863%
Roper, NC399$17,40469%

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Jay, FL399$38,75030%
Ione, WA399$48,17313%
Westcliffe, CO399$28,75048%
Lostine, OR399$47,61414%
Brewer, MO399$75,31336%
Roper, NC399$17,40469%
Source: The Roper, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).