Chatham County is among places with the highest incomes in North Carolina

A recent analysis by financial technology company SmartAsset found the places in North Carolina where people earn the most money. The analysis was one of the factors in a study measuring the places in North Carolina with the most purchasing power. For a look at the places in North Carolina earning the most money, check out the table below:

RankCounty, StateCost of LivingMedian IncomeMedian Income Index
1Wake, NC$45,528$73,57749.23
2Union, NC$45,841$70,85846.77
3Camden, NC$43,892$68,32744.47
4Currituck, NC$42,658$65,75842.14
5Orange, NC$40,560$65,52241.93
6Mecklenburg, NC$41,012$61,69538.46
7Cabarrus, NC$40,528$60,71637.57
8Chatham, NC$40,639$59,68436.64
9Durham, NC$39,626$56,39333.65
10Iredell, NC$39,270$55,95733.26

The full study results, methodology and interactive map can be found here.