Income/capita 63%
Household income 63%
Unemployment 61%
IndexSaxonSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$11,148$25,521$29,829
Median household income$20,625$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,092$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,332$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$14,511$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$13,304$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level42.2%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Saxon is 63% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Saxon is 63% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Saxon is 61% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Saxon is 179% higher than the national average

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      Saxon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.5%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%22.4%
      Public administration2.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.8%23.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Five Forks, SC16,929$110,885100%
      Reidville, SC827$72,00030%
      Mayo, SC1,393$62,91714%
      Boiling Springs, SC8,945$57,1433%
      Lyman, SC3,378$53,4303%
      Saxon, SC3,734$20,62563%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rochester, WI3,733$57,9415%
      Hudson, NC3,733$44,46420%
      East Sandwich, MA3,735$87,31558%
      East Flat Rock, NC3,735$33,45240%
      Oracle, AZ3,735$48,40912%
      Saxon, SC3,734$20,62563%
      Source: The Saxon, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).