Forbes employment information

IndexForbesNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,082$30,894$28,555
Median household income$36,875$55,579$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,536$72,034$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$32,305$33,219
Median earnings male$29,375$39,027$36,116
Median earnings female$10,000$24,504$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%2.2%5.8%
Poverty level2.0%11.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Forbes is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forbes is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forbes is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forbes is 87% lower than the national average.

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Employment status

Hours worked per week

Forbes median earnings by income bracket

Forbes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%20.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services44.4%50.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%30.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Frederick, SD320$40,89324%
Ellendale, ND1,506$38,86427%
Forbes, ND49$36,87531%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Swanton, MD49$0100%
Unity, OR49$40,25025%
Holmesville, NE49$34,43236%
Mount Lebanon, LA49$29,37545%
Putnam, TX49$31,87540%
Forbes, ND49$36,87531%
Source: The Forbes, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.