Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSawmillsNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,809$26,779$29,829
Median household income$55,296$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,868$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,559$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,000$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$26,100$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sawmills is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sawmills is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sawmills is 35% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sawmills is 33% higher than the national average

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      $36,860 $55,296 $110,592
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sawmills median earnings by income bracket

      Sawmills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.6%27.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%0.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%16.3%
      Public administration0.7%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%9.6%
      Education, health & social services9.7%9.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Northlakes, NC1,304$82,89549.8%
      Cedar Rock, NC284$70,41727.3%
      Bethlehem, NC3,959$67,41121.9%
      Granite Falls, NC4,659$67,06921.2%
      Valdese, NC4,420$58,4855.7%
      Sawmills, NC5,201$55,2960.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Titusville, PA5,200$37,18432.8%
      Burton, NB5,200n/a 
      Yarmouth Port, MA5,202$83,05650.1%
      Bisbee, AZ5,199$38,46730.5%
      Palermo, CA5,204$41,46425.0%
      Sawmills, NC5,201$55,2960.0%
      Source: The Sawmills, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).