Michigan City employment information

IndexMichigan CityIndianaNational
Income per capita$18,990$24,953$28,555
Median household income$35,710$48,737$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,774$60,618$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,581$27,534$33,219
Median earnings male$31,591$35,272$36,116
Median earnings female$18,210$22,933$25,692
Unemployment rate8.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level28.4%15.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Michigan City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Michigan City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Michigan City is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Michigan City is 82% higher than the national average.

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Michigan City median earnings by income bracket

Michigan City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.2%
Manufacturing sector30.8%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.0%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%17.7%
Public administration4.5%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%2.1%
Education, health & social services6.7%28.0%

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Rolling Prairie, IN560$81,05852%
Michigan City, IN31,369$35,71033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bowling Green, OH31,366$34,20236%
Kennesaw, GA31,358$58,4839%
College Park, MD31,387$56,7366%
Salisbury, MD31,334$37,13131%
Fallbrook, CA31,435$51,7653%
Michigan City, IN31,369$35,71033%
Source: The Michigan City, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.