Palmer employment information

IndexPalmerTennesseeNational
Income per capita$13,027$26,019$29,829
Median household income$24,632$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$24,412$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,536$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$17,426$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$18,229$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%17.2%15.1%
The Palmer, TN 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 Palmer is $13,027, which is 50% lower than than the Tennessee average and 56% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,632, which is 47% lower than than the Tennessee average and 55% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palmer is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palmer is 27% which is 82% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$16,419$24,632$49,264
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
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 Palmer is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmer is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmer is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmer is 82% higher than the national average.

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Palmer median earnings by income bracket

Palmer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry29.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.7%15.1%
Financial & insurance services4.0%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services10.9%37.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%13.7%
Education, health & social services9.9%13.7%
Other16.8%13.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairmount, TN3,197$100,70782%
Signal Mountain, TN8,500$98,66578%
Walden, TN1,907$83,08350%
Powells Crossroads, TN1,338$55,5920%
Lone Oak, TN821$47,13215%
Palmer, TN691$24,63255%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Albion, WA691$45,00019%
West Point, AL691$52,6475%
Kooskia, ID691$30,90944%
Crooked Creek, GA691$56,4582%
Midland, MD691$36,94433%
Palmer, TN691$24,63255%
Source: The Palmer, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).