The median income of Locust residents was an inflation-adjusted $31,135 per year. Locust had 1,379 households in 2017, with a population of 3,253.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was Bald Head Island. Bald Head Island's median income was $71,458 per year after adjusting for inflation – $40,323 more than Locust. It had 130 households in 2017 and a population of 225.
Misenheimer had the lowest annual resident income among cities in North Carolina, with a median income of only $3,213 per year. That was $27,922 less than the median income in Locust at the time. Misenheimer had 111 households in 2017 and a population of 723.
The table below shows the top 100 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.