Tar Heel employment information

IndexTar HeelNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,452$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,563$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,167$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,094$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$24,063$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$30,455$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate10.5%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level22.3%16.8%15.1%
The Tar Heel, 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 Tar Heel is $23,452, which is 12% lower than than the North Carolina average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,563, which is 14% lower than than the North Carolina average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Tar Heel is 10%, which is 125% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Tar Heel is 22% which is 48% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,705$41,563$83,126
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 Tar Heel is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tar Heel is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tar Heel is 125% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tar Heel is 48% higher than the national average.

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Tar Heel median earnings by income bracket

Tar Heel employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry32.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%21.9%
Public administration12.9%9.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%6.3%
Education, health & social services9.7%28.1%
Other12.9%28.1%

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Bladenboro, NC1,852$26,85951%
Tar Heel, NC166$41,56325%

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Shedd, OR166$0100%
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Black Hawk, CO166$34,00039%
Kaktovik, AK166$53,7503%
Tar Heel, NC166$41,56325%
Source: The Tar Heel, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).