Bay City employment information

IndexBay CityMichiganNational
Income per capita$19,616$26,143$28,555
Median household income$36,179$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,607$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,198$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$27,410$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$19,870$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level23.6%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bay City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bay City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bay City is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bay City is 51% higher than the national average.

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Bay City median earnings by income bracket

Bay City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.7%
Manufacturing sector19.1%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.4%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.8%16.4%
Public administration2.6%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.6%
Education, health & social services13.0%36.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Freeland, MI7,608$71,38033%
Auburn, MI2,063$58,62510%
Shields, MI6,430$52,5002%
Essexville, MI3,451$52,2772%
Zilwaukee, MI1,699$47,11512%
Bay City, MI34,578$36,17932%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Roseville, MN34,554$62,46417%
Olive Branch, MS34,543$64,25320%
Beverly Hills, CA34,536$87,36663%
La Porte, TX34,473$67,80627%
Mooresville, NC34,466$61,45815%
Bay City, MI34,578$36,17932%
Source: The Bay City, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.