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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.

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

Per Capita Income, #36

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

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
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
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, #41
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #47
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
 North CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.05%$14,944, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income30.39%$17,546, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.97%$3,447, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.51%$21,840, see rank17.85%$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
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
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

 North CarolinaU.S.
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

 North CarolinaU.S.
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.

Employment Status

 North Carolina%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over7,717,630 see rank248,775,628
Male13,711,57148.09%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,546,76768.62%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces277,3502.08%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian22,469,41766.53%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,204,54189.27%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3264,87610.73%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,164,80431.38%, see rank30.72%
Female14,006,05951.91%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,332,35158.22%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces28,4100.21%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian22,323,94158.01%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,083,14989.64%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3240,79210.36%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,673,70841.78%, see rank41.21%
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

 North Carolina%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,280,414100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone3,473,98281.16%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled434,50610.15%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation47,7961.12%, see rank5.06%
Walked76,0091.78%, see rank2.78%
Other Means56,2611.31%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home191,8604.48%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
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
 North Carolina%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,287,690-143,435,233
Male12,204,54151.42%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2696,60131.60%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2325,61814.77%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2378,71317.18%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations225,5411.16%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2214,5329.73%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2417,42918.93%, see rank17.94%
Female12,083,14948.58%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2844,65740.55%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2432,81520.78%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2638,26830.64%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations25,4090.26%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations25,1770.25%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2150,4077.22%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 North Carolina%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,287,690100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining59,7811.39%, see rank1.96%
Construction284,9866.65%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing535,08412.48%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade118,7062.77%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade506,43311.81%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities184,2214.30%, see rank4.93%
Information77,1831.80%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing268,7326.27%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
431,64010.07%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,011,58223.59%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
402,8619.40%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration195,0914.55%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration211,3904.93%, see rank4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 North Carolina%U.S.
Population in Poverty1,669,14717.58%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty323,99213.04%, see rank11.47%

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


 
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