Salisbury employment information

IndexSalisburyNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,585$26,779$29,829
Median household income$36,649$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,479$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,413$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$24,940$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$20,683$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.6%16.8%15.1%
The Salisbury, 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 Salisbury is $21,585, which is 19% lower than than the North Carolina average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,649, which is 24% lower than than the North Carolina average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Salisbury is 7%, which is 58% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Salisbury is 25% which is 63% higher than than the national average.

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$24,430$36,649$73,298
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 Salisbury is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Salisbury is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Salisbury is 58% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Salisbury is 63% higher than the national average.

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Salisbury employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.5%
Manufacturing sector21.7%1.7%
Financial & insurance services3.2%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%11.0%
Public administration2.1%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%3.4%
Education, health & social services16.0%45.4%
Other27.9%24.1%

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Rockwell, NC1,891$50,00010%
Salisbury, NC33,674$36,64934%

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Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,708$39,47429%
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Salisbury, NC33,674$36,64934%
Source: The Salisbury, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).