Mecosta employment information

IndexMecostaMichiganNational
Income per capita$13,524$27,549$29,829
Median household income$29,375$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,250$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$24,583$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$18,625$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level31.9%16.3%15.1%
The Mecosta, MI 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 Mecosta is $13,524, which is 51% lower than than the Michigan average and 55% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,375, which is 42% lower than than the Michigan average and 47% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mecosta is 6%, which is 26% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mecosta is 32% which is 111% higher than than the national average.

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$19,581$29,375$58,750
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
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 Mecosta is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mecosta is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mecosta is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mecosta is 111% higher than the national average.

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Mecosta median earnings by income bracket

Mecosta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.1%2.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%17.8%
Public administration0.0%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.7%38.9%
Other33.3%26.7%

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Mecosta, MI540$29,37547%

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Newville, AL540$31,68143%
Suttons Bay, MI540$62,30813%
Garrison, KY540$28,90648%
Frizzleburg, PA540$32,25042%
Bruceville, IN540$59,5838%
Mecosta, MI540$29,37547%
Source: The Mecosta, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).