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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWilliamstonNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$25,050$26,779$29,829
Median household income$36,458$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,868$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,364$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$26,962$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$28,673$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate9.5%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.4%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Williamston is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Williamston is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Williamston is 105% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Williamston is 88% higher than the national average

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      $24,302 $36,458 $72,916
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Williamston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%9.8%
      Manufacturing sector4.2%4.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services21.5%21.5%
      Public administration12.6%12.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%2.2%
      Education, health & social services18.2%18.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Stokes, NC600$96,91375.2%
      Oak City, NC368$50,4178.9%
      Bear Grass, NC82$48,87511.7%
      Robersonville, NC1,601$41,77624.5%
      Jamesville, NC578$38,07231.2%
      Williamston, NC5,251$36,45834.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kings Point, NY5,250$150,000171.1%
      Zephyrhills South, FL5,248$35,43635.9%
      Ada, OH5,248$50,3379.0%
      Rockport, MA5,247$85,66754.9%
      Woodstock, VA5,247$64,18816.0%
      Williamston, NC5,251$36,45834.1%
      Source: The Williamston, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).