Fergus Falls employment information

IndexFergus FallsMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$24,906$31,642$28,555
Median household income$41,977$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,776$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,508$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$32,094$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$20,335$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level14.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fergus Falls is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fergus Falls is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fergus Falls is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fergus Falls is 6% lower than the national average.

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Fergus Falls median earnings by income bracket

Fergus Falls employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.4%
Manufacturing sector14.7%2.7%
Financial & insurance services2.7%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%8.2%
Public administration6.6%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.0%
Education, health & social services16.2%47.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Underwood, MN381$51,0585%
Ashby, MN473$47,12512%
Elizabeth, MN197$44,84416%
Foxhome, MN131$43,75018%
Rothsay, MN435$43,61118%
Fergus Falls, MN13,215$41,97722%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rantoul, IL13,214$38,05229%
Endicott, NY13,216$33,07038%
Clayton, OH13,212$66,42724%
Crowley, LA13,219$28,18547%
Greenwich, CT13,221$90,35969%
Fergus Falls, MN13,215$41,97722%
Source: The Fergus Falls, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.