Perham employment information

Income per capita$26,303$31,642$28,555
Median household income$50,548$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,533$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,683$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$35,000$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$25,795$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Perham is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Perham is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Perham is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Perham is 30% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Perham median earnings by income bracket

Perham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector25.8%9.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%10.4%
Public administration4.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.5%34.5%

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Ottertail, MN532$52,9171%
Richville, MN84$46,25014%
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Detroit Lakes, MN8,834$39,78326%
New York Mills, MN1,388$38,86427%
Perham, MN3,045$50,5485%

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Belmont, PA3,045$48,6189%
Taft, TX3,046$35,44134%
Atkins, AR3,044$39,52926%
Island Walk, FL3,044$73,44837%
Norco, LA3,044$57,7218%
Perham, MN3,045$50,5485%
Source: The Perham, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.