North Carolina Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of North Carolina is $25,608, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. North Carolina median household income is $46,693, which has grown by 19.16% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average North Carolina residents spend 23.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #36
|North Carolina||25,608 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|North Carolina||28,159 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|North Carolina||32,206 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|North Carolina||24,378 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #41
|North Carolina||46,693 USD|
|North Carolina||64,555 USD|
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||19.05%||$14,944, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||30.39%||$17,546, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||1.97%||$3,447, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||18.51%||$21,840, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
|North Carolina||57,328 USD|
|North Carolina||75,892 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$51,958, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$32,930, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$34,938, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$67,138, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$31,471, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$49,278, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$32,177, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$38,158, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$24,189, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$50,435, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$55,313, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$35,024, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||7,717,630||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||3,711,571||48.09%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||2,546,767||68.62%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||77,350||2.08%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||2,469,417||66.53%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||2,204,541||89.27%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||264,876||10.73%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||1,164,804||31.38%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||4,006,059||51.91%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||2,332,351||58.22%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||8,410||0.21%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||2,323,941||58.01%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||2,083,149||89.64%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||240,792||10.36%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,673,708||41.78%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||4,280,414||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||3,473,982||81.16%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||434,506||10.15%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||47,796||1.12%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||76,009||1.78%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||56,261||1.31%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||191,860||4.48%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
|North Carolina||23.5 minutes|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||4,287,690||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||2,204,541||51.42%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||696,601||31.60%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||325,618||14.77%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||378,713||17.18%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||25,541||1.16%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||214,532||9.73%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||417,429||18.93%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||2,083,149||48.58%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||844,657||40.55%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||432,815||20.78%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||638,268||30.64%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||5,409||0.26%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||5,177||0.25%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||150,407||7.22%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||4,287,690||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||59,781||1.39%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||284,986||6.65%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||535,084||12.48%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||118,706||2.77%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||506,433||11.81%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||184,221||4.30%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||77,183||1.80%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||268,732||6.27%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|431,640||10.07%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||1,011,582||23.59%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|402,861||9.40%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||195,091||4.55%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||211,390||4.93%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||1,669,147||17.58%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||323,992||13.04%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.