Brainerd employment information

Income per capita$19,303$31,642$28,555
Median household income$32,169$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,011$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,295$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$23,947$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$18,295$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level24.3%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Brainerd is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Brainerd is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Brainerd is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Brainerd is 56% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Brainerd median earnings by income bracket

Brainerd employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.3%
Manufacturing sector13.2%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.9%7.0%
Wholesale & retail services23.6%13.1%
Public administration2.5%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%1.9%
Education, health & social services13.3%37.8%

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Merrifield, MN99$59,75012%
Baxter, MN7,710$58,66210%
Brainerd, MN13,521$32,16940%

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Ephrata, PA13,529$50,4176%
Hot Springs Village, AR13,510$54,3262%
La Homa, TX13,535$28,35247%
Stanford, CA13,506$51,6223%
Brainerd, MN13,521$32,16940%
Source: The Brainerd, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.