Lee employment information

IndexLeeMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$28,663$38,069$29,829
Median household income$34,334$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,016$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,614$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$35,477$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%11.4%15.1%
The Lee, MA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lee is $28,663, which is 25% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 4% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,334, which is 52% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 38% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lee is 4%, which is 6% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lee is 15% which is 1% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,887$34,334$68,668
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lee is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lee is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lee is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lee is 1% lower than the national average.

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Lee median earnings by income bracket

Lee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.8%3.6%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%16.2%
Public administration3.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services31.5%51.1%
Other15.7%22.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
East Nassau, NY641$64,25016%
Chester, MA789$62,29213%
Housatonic, MA688$58,3936%
Lenox, MA1,833$48,60112%
Great Barrington, MA2,419$47,23315%
Lee, MA1,809$34,33438%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Somers, CT1,809$87,63958%
Peebles, OH1,809$28,55848%
Duquesne, MO1,809$39,81128%
Weedsport, NY1,808$50,6588%
Belle Rose, LA1,808$31,20044%
Lee, MA1,809$34,33438%
Source: The Lee, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).