Locust Jobs

  • Post Issue Rep IV

    MetLife - Charlotte, NC

    The Post Issue Rep IV position is responsible for processing complex adjustments on both main frame and web based systems. Additional responsibilities include financial...

    from MetLife - 12 hours ago
  • CDL A Truck Drivers-Recent Grads New Bonus

    Western Express - Charlotte, NC

    Students/Recent CDL A Grads - Western Express has immediate job openings for new CDL A truck drivers. So if you are a student/recent grad start your truck driving career earning...

    from Western Express - 3 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Locust, NC

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
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Locust, North Carolina

Locust is a city in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,416 at the 2000 census.

Locust Careers

Among the most common occupations in Locust are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Locust, North Carolina work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Locust Industries

The leading industries in Locust, North Carolina are Manufacturing, 26%; Educational, health and social services, 15%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Locust job listings indicate that the following industries in Locust are hiring the most workers:

Locust Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Locust, North Carolina is $28,494, and the median income of households in Locust was $44,556.

Average Salaries in Locust, NC

Locust, NC


According to our Locust Trends data, the number of Locust, North Carolina jobs has increased by 511% since September 2013.
Locust job trends

Locust Employment Statistics

Population of Locust
Total population 2,416
Male 50.08%
Female 49.92%
Median age 36.2
Locust Housing
Owner-occupied homes 81.3%
Median cost of a home $98,700
Median mortgage payment $689
Renter-occupied homes 18.7%
Vacant housing 6.0%
Median monthly rent $529
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,614
Median for all female full-time $21,375
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 28%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 39%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 69%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 6%
White 96%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 0%
Other 3%
Locust Commute
Carpool 11.8%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 37 minutes

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