We analyzed five cities in North Carolina to try and see if median incomes have been going up or down in the past two decades. Our findings were surprising.
On a two mile radius around Raleigh, median income in 2015 was $38,250, which is higher than the median income in 2010, $36,075. However, this number is still lower from the 2000 median income which was $38,775.
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On a two mile radius around Charlotte, things are looking really good. Median income has gone up from $52,725 in 2010 to $68,850 in 2015.
Take a look at the data here.
Winston-Salem has had a hit on its median income, with the number going to a historic low at $22,950 in 2015. It had reached $31,725 in 2000 and it’s been going down ever since.
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Greensboro is also at an all-time low with median income at $28,050 in 2015. In 2000 it had peaked at $38,775.
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On a two mile radius around Asheville, the numbers peaked in 2010 with a median income of $36,075 but it went down to $33,150 in 2015.
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