Wilkesboro employment information

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,714$26,779$29,829
Median household income$35,550$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,472$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,563$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$40,985$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$32,267$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%16.8%15.1%
The Wilkesboro, 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 Wilkesboro is $23,714, which is 11% lower than than the North Carolina average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,550, which is 26% lower than than the North Carolina average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wilkesboro is 2%, which is 62% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wilkesboro is 21% which is 36% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$23,697$35,550$71,100
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 Wilkesboro is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wilkesboro is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wilkesboro is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wilkesboro is 36% higher than the national average.

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Wilkesboro median earnings by income bracket

Wilkesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector39.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.8%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%17.4%
Public administration7.4%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services10.0%39.4%
Other13.6%17.8%

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Fairplains, NC2,248$32,86241%
Millers Creek, NC1,801$30,74044%
Wilkesboro, NC3,552$35,55036%

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Big Lake, AK3,552$68,87524%
Colonial Beach, VA3,552$55,1850%
Verona, VA3,551$44,01220%
South Nyack, NY3,551$97,89877%
Meridian, PA3,554$65,15618%
Wilkesboro, NC3,552$35,55036%
Source: The Wilkesboro, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).