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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Carteret County is $27,975, which is higher than the state average of $25,608 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Carteret County median household income is $47,179, which has grown by 23.04% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Carteret County residents spend 22.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 23.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #10

Carteret County
27,975 USD
North Carolina
25,608 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Carteret County
26,181 USD
North Carolina
28,159 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Carteret County
30,683 USD
North Carolina
32,206 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Carteret County
21,121 USD
North Carolina
24,378 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #21
Carteret County
47,179 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Carteret County
63,111 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #39
Carteret County
23.04%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income25.22%$17,655, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income37.87%$17,622, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.18%$2,461, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income26.46%$26,081, see rank18.51%$21,84017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Carteret County
58,791 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Carteret County
75,206 USD
North Carolina
75,892 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$48,653, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$28,810, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$27,018, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$57,917, see rank$67,138$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$53,958, see rank$31,471$37,170
One Race, Other$26,336, see rank$32,177$40,300
Two or More Races$26,691, see rank$38,158$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$34,107, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$42,026, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$54,643, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$42,397, see rank$35,024$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over56,648, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male127,508, 48.56%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:217,953, 65.26%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2710, 2.58%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian217,243, 62.68%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed315,409, 89.36%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,834, 10.64%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force29,555, 34.74%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female129,140, 51.44%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:216,365, 56.16%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces2191, 0.66%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian216,174, 55.50%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed314,318, 88.52%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,856, 11.48%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force212,775, 43.84%, see rank41.78%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over30,135, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone24,134, 80.09%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled3,570, 11.85%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation169, 0.56%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked425, 1.41%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means672, 2.23%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home1,165, 3.87%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Carteret County
22.5 minutes
North Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over29,7274,287,690143,435,233
Male115,409, 51.84%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24,327, 28.08%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations22,822, 18.31%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations22,352, 15.26%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2372, 2.41%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,896, 12.30%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,226, 14.45%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female114,318, 48.16%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations25,790, 40.44%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations23,172, 22.15%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations24,610, 32.20%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations228, 0.20%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2675, 4.71%, see rank7.22%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Carteret CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over29,727, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining581, 1.95%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction2,475, 8.33%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing1,869, 6.29%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade583, 1.96%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade3,909, 13.15%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,177, 3.96%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information319, 1.07%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,881, 6.33%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,839, 9.55%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance5,947, 20.01%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
3,918, 13.18%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration2,760, 9.28%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,469, 4.94%, see rank4.93%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Carteret County%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty10,11515.16%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,26911.95%, see rank13.04%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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