Star employment information

IndexStarNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$21,730$26,779$29,829
Median household income$40,313$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,417$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,000$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$27,188$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$19,000$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%16.8%15.1%
The Star, 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 Star is $21,730, which is 19% lower than than the North Carolina average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,313, which is 16% lower than than the North Carolina average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Star is 8%, which is 75% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Star is 13% which is 14% lower than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$26,872$40,313$80,626
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 Star is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Star is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Star is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Star is 14% lower than the national average.

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Star median earnings by income bracket

Star employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector47.9%6.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%12.8%
Public administration3.0%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services8.9%32.9%
Other9.7%30.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Seven Lakes, NC4,727$70,00027%
Candor, NC886$36,25034%
Seagrove, NC286$33,43840%
Biscoe, NC2,310$31,67743%
Mount Gilead, NC1,123$30,83344%
Star, NC751$40,31327%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elkton, SD751$59,4647%
Kirtland, NM751$78,50042%
Bradenville, PA751$41,87524%
Somerville, AL751$42,70823%
Manila, CA751$33,26440%
Star, NC751$40,31327%
Source: The Star, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).