Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2002 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $637. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($973), followed by Mecklenburg County ($907), and Wake County ($729).

On the other hand, Avery County had the lowest average weekly wage ($394), followed by Perquimans County ($396), and Yancey County ($409).

The chart below shows the top 10 counties with high average weekly wage, and the table below shows the ranking of all North Carolina counties.

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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q1
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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2002 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 973
2 Mecklenburg County 907
3 Wake County 729
4 Orange County 698
5 Forsyth County 686
6 Guilford County 652
7 Wilkes County 631
8 Cabarrus County 593
9 Wilson County 589
10 Granville County 578
10 Rowan County 578
11 New Hanover County 565
12 Person County 562
13 Gaston County 560
13 Lee County 560
14 Transylvania County 558
15 Union County 557
16 Alamance County 556
16 Iredell County 556
17 Nash County 554
18 Buncombe County 547
19 Catawba County 543
19 Martin County 543
20 Craven County 542
20 Pitt County 542
21 Henderson County 536
22 Cumberland County 533
23 Brunswick County 532
24 Cleveland County 529
24 Edgecombe County 529
25 Burke County 520
26 Johnston County 516
27 Franklin County 513
28 Rockingham County 505
29 Randolph County 503
30 Haywood County 500
31 Davidson County 499
31 Lincoln County 499
32 Davie County 497
32 Stanly County 497
33 Caldwell County 496
33 Columbus County 496
34 Moore County 495
35 Northampton County 491
36 Beaufort County 490
37 Lenoir County 488
38 Wayne County 487
39 Chatham County 484
39 McDowell County 484
40 Anson County 479
41 Scotland County 475
42 Jones County 472
43 Pasquotank County 470
44 Richmond County 469
44 Rutherford County 469
45 Stokes County 468
46 Macon County 467
46 Sampson County 467
47 Halifax County 466
48 Alexander County 464
48 Jackson County 464
49 Harnett County 461
50 Duplin County 460
50 Montgomery County 460
50 Robeson County 460
51 Swain County 458
52 Vance County 457
53 Surry County 456
54 Chowan County 449
55 Yadkin County 446
56 Greene County 445
56 Hertford County 445
56 Mitchell County 445
57 Camden County 444
57 Cherokee County 444
57 Watauga County 444
58 Polk County 443
59 Caswell County 442
59 Gates County 442
60 Pender County 441
61 Dare County 438
61 Warren County 438
62 Hoke County 436
63 Bladen County 434
63 Currituck County 434
64 Alleghany County 433
64 Hyde County 433
65 Madison County 431
66 Ashe County 427
67 Carteret County 424
68 Clay County 422
69 Washington County 420
70 Graham County 418
71 Tyrrell County 416
72 Pamlico County 415
73 Onslow County 414
74 Bertie County 410
75 Yancey County 409
76 Perquimans County 396
77 Avery County 394