Oak Park employment information

IndexOak ParkMichiganNational
Income per capita$23,092$27,549$29,829
Median household income$49,811$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,182$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,105$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$30,579$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$25,789$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level15.8%16.3%15.1%
The Oak Park, 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 Oak Park is $23,092, which is 16% lower than than the Michigan average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,811, which is 2% lower than than the Michigan average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oak Park is 6%, which is 18% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oak Park is 16% which is 4% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,204$49,811$99,622
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 Oak Park is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Park is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Park is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Park is 4% higher than the national average.

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Oak Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.5%0.6%
Manufacturing sector22.8%1.6%
Financial & insurance services3.4%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%11.0%
Public administration2.8%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%3.7%
Education, health & social services11.6%35.4%
Other32.0%28.0%

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Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
Oak Park, MI29,751$49,81110%

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Cleburne, TX29,759$49,57310%
Kent, OH29,761$36,53934%
Prairieville, LA29,732$95,75073%
Highland Park, IL29,780$130,355136%
Oak Park, MI29,751$49,81110%
Source: The Oak Park, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).