Backus employment information

Income per capita$21,729$31,642$28,555
Median household income$33,750$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,531$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,844$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$30,577$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$11,875$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level27.3%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Backus is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Backus is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Backus is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Backus is 75% higher than the national average.

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Backus median earnings by income bracket

Backus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.2%6.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%16.0%
Public administration0.0%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.7%
Education, health & social services14.3%40.7%

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Jenkins, MN340$47,50011%
Chickamaw Beach, MN107$47,18812%
Akeley, MN376$36,66731%
Backus, MN283$33,75037%

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Rachel, WV283$69,03429%
West Stewartstown, NH283$30,83342%
Westport, OR283$40,39124%
Hager City, WI283$72,87536%
Edenborn, PA283$74,41339%
Backus, MN283$33,75037%
Source: The Backus, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.