Cottage City employment information

IndexCottage CityMarylandNational
Income per capita$26,276$36,670$28,555
Median household income$49,625$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,000$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,107$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$34,148$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$31,587$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level13.0%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cottage City is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cottage City is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cottage City is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cottage City is 17% lower than the national average.

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Cottage City median earnings by income bracket

Cottage City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%0.8%
Manufacturing sector2.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%11.5%
Public administration6.1%7.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.3%29.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Cottage City, MD1,070$49,6257%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Homestead Base, FL1,070$11,34979%
New Philadelphia, PA1,070$40,41724%
Reedsville, WI1,070$42,79420%
Delta Junction, AK1,070$81,07152%
Altamont, TN1,070$26,51350%
Cottage City, MD1,070$49,6257%
Source: The Cottage City, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.