Helena employment information

Income per capita$29,594$25,977$28,555
Median household income$50,311$46,766$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,209$58,190$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,042$29,167$33,219
Median earnings male$29,029$31,254$36,116
Median earnings female$27,656$21,003$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level14.1%15.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Helena is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Helena is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Helena is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Helena is 10% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Helena median earnings by income bracket

Helena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%1.4%
Manufacturing sector2.8%1.0%
Financial & insurance services5.2%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%6.9%
Public administration18.9%23.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%0.7%
Education, health & social services15.9%35.2%

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Spokane Creek, MT318$77,76845%
Clancy, MT1,699$76,25043%
Helena, MT29,142$50,3116%

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Hobart, IN29,136$55,8404%
Morristown, TN29,152$31,08242%
San Carlos, CA29,166$125,747135%
Spanaway, WA29,113$59,98812%
Helena, MT29,142$50,3116%
Source: The Helena, MT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.