Big Rapids employment information

IndexBig RapidsMichiganNational
Income per capita$12,707$26,143$28,555
Median household income$25,134$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,473$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,466$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$6,638$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$7,307$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate13.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level44.0%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Big Rapids is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Rapids is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Rapids is 132% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Rapids is 182% higher than the national average.

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Big Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Big Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.2%0.8%
Financial & insurance services3.6%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%23.0%
Public administration1.9%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%0.5%
Education, health & social services36.1%38.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Canadian Lakes, MI2,793$52,5382%
Hersey, MI363$44,84416%
Stanwood, MI165$38,00029%
Morley, MI710$35,06634%
Mecosta, MI563$29,02846%
Big Rapids, MI10,543$25,13453%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sauk Village, IL10,545$42,27821%
Trinity, FL10,550$72,59336%
Wabash, IN10,534$39,07827%
Forest Acres, SC10,533$51,9743%
Newman, CA10,553$43,72218%
Big Rapids, MI10,543$25,13453%
Source: The Big Rapids, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.