Lanham employment information

Income per capita$28,754$36,670$28,555
Median household income$71,811$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,543$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$46,567$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$35,807$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$34,854$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level7.6%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lanham is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lanham is 34% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lanham is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lanham is 51% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lanham median earnings by income bracket

Lanham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector3.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.8%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%7.4%
Public administration9.8%11.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.7%
Education, health & social services9.7%41.5%

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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%
Lanham, MD10,102$71,81134%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waterloo, IL10,102$70,97633%
Wyndham, VA10,101$146,667174%
North Branch, MN10,099$67,22026%
Woodbury, NJ10,098$53,3590%
Atmore, AL10,096$24,16555%
Lanham, MD10,102$71,81134%
Source: The Lanham, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.