Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2004 Q1

Updated on December 31, 2023.

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2004 Q1, the average weekly wage for North Carolina was $669. Among all North Carolina counties, Durham County had the highest average weekly wage ($1.05K), followed by Mecklenburg County ($990), and Wake County ($759).

On the other hand, Avery County had the lowest average weekly wage ($412), followed by Alleghany County ($416), and Perquimans County ($421).

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.

You can also see similar ranking of counties information for other states as well as for all counties in the United States.

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Ranking of North Carolina Counties By Average Weekly Wage in 2004 Q1
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Rank County Average Weekly Wage ($)
1 Durham County 1050
2 Mecklenburg County 990
3 Wake County 759
4 Forsyth County 732
5 Orange County 715
6 Wilkes County 693
7 Guilford County 675
8 Cabarrus County 611
9 Craven County 608
10 Wilson County 606
11 Lee County 604
12 Rowan County 602
13 Granville County 592
14 New Hanover County 584
15 Iredell County 576
16 Nash County 573
17 Gaston County 567
18 Alamance County 566
19 Buncombe County 562
20 Pitt County 561
21 Catawba County 560
22 Person County 557
23 Union County 551
24 Cleveland County 550
25 Cumberland County 547
25 Johnston County 547
26 Brunswick County 543
27 Franklin County 540
28 Edgecombe County 538
28 Henderson County 538
29 Burke County 533
30 Martin County 530
31 Davie County 525
31 Rockingham County 525
32 Randolph County 522
33 Haywood County 519
34 Davidson County 515
35 Beaufort County 513
36 Lenoir County 512
37 Moore County 511
38 Lincoln County 509
39 Caldwell County 507
40 Transylvania County 504
41 Wayne County 502
42 Chatham County 500
43 Pasquotank County 498
44 Columbus County 497
44 Stanly County 497
45 Scotland County 496
46 Jackson County 494
47 Swain County 491
48 Macon County 490
49 Anson County 487
49 Jones County 487
49 Sampson County 487
50 Halifax County 485
50 Montgomery County 485
51 Hertford County 483
52 Alexander County 482
52 Harnett County 482
52 Rutherford County 482
53 Dare County 480
53 McDowell County 480
54 Vance County 479
55 Stokes County 476
56 Graham County 474
57 Surry County 468
58 Robeson County 466
59 Northampton County 465
60 Chowan County 463
61 Camden County 462
62 Mitchell County 461
63 Richmond County 460
64 Watauga County 459
65 Duplin County 458
65 Madison County 458
66 Gates County 454
66 Hyde County 454
67 Caswell County 452
67 Onslow County 452
68 Polk County 449
69 Greene County 448
70 Currituck County 447
71 Pender County 446
72 Ashe County 445
73 Carteret County 444
73 Clay County 444
74 Cherokee County 442
75 Yancey County 438
76 Pamlico County 436
76 Yadkin County 436
77 Warren County 434
78 Washington County 431
79 Bladen County 429
80 Tyrrell County 426
81 Bertie County 424
82 Hoke County 423
83 Perquimans County 421
84 Alleghany County 416
85 Avery County 412