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Table 2-19. City of Washington Jobs per Industry Sector Industry Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining Estimate Percent 21 0.6% Construction 212 6.4% Manufacturing 331 10.1% 13 0.4% 212 6.4% Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 39 1.2% Information 23 0.7% Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 210 6.4% Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 258 7.8% 1,108 33.7% Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 461 14.0% Other services, except public administration 265 8.1% Public administration 137 4.2% Wholesale Trade Retail Trade Educational services, and health care and social assistance large percentage change from 2000 to 2013 and above the state’s percent  change.   Table 2-20. 2000 Median Income 2009-13 Average Median Income Percent Change (2000-13) North Carolina $39,184 $46,334 18.2% Beaufort County $31,066 $40,429 30.1% Bertie County $25,177 $30,768 22.2% Dare County $42,411 $55,481 30.8% Hyde County $28,444 $42,279 48.6% Tyrrell County $25,684 $34,216 33.2% Washington County $28,865 $34,936 21% Wayne County $33,942 $41,731 22.9% City of Goldsboro $29,456 $34,161 16% City of Washington $22,057 $30,479 38.2% Jurisdiction Source: US Census Bureau, 2000, Employment Commission, 2013; US Census Bureau,  American Community Survey, Selected Income Characteristics, 2007‐2011;    Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic  Characteristics, 2010‐2012  Source: https://www.nccommerce.com/tourism  Income   One indicator of economic growth in a region is the median household  income of a jurisdiction. As shown in Table 2‐20, median household income is  varied from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Dare County is the only jurisdiction  with a median income above the North Carolina median income. This is most  like due to the high profitability of the tourism industry, along with the high  cost of living required to reside in such an area. Wayne County is another  jurisdiction with a high median income, which may be associated with the  presence of Seymour Johnson AFB. Almost all of the jurisdictions have seen a  Page 2‐20  Median Household Income 2000 to 2013   Background Report