Sunset Beach employment information

IndexSunset BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$36,637$26,779$29,829
Median household income$55,223$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,703$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,169$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$19,295$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$22,750$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%16.8%15.1%
The Sunset Beach, 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 Sunset Beach is $36,637, which is 37% higher than than the North Carolina average and 23% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $55,223, which is 14% higher than than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sunset Beach is 2%, which is 56% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sunset Beach is 7% which is 54% lower than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$36,811$55,223$110,446
City
$32,167$48,256$96,512
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

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  • The income per capita in Sunset Beach is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sunset Beach is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sunset Beach is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sunset Beach is 54% lower than the national average.

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Sunset Beach median earnings by income bracket

Sunset Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services26.6%18.3%
Public administration0.0%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.3%21.8%
Other38.3%53.8%

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Source: The Sunset Beach, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).