Pontiac employment information

Income per capita$15,518$26,143$28,555
Median household income$27,632$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,396$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,905$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$19,049$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$17,447$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate12.8%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level37.8%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Pontiac is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pontiac is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pontiac is 119% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pontiac is 142% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Pontiac median earnings by income bracket

Pontiac employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%0.1%
Manufacturing sector17.6%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.5%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%13.6%
Public administration2.6%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%4.4%
Education, health & social services10.9%33.2%

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Franklin, MI3,106$131,111145%
Bingham Farms, MI1,220$129,286142%
Pontiac, MI59,658$27,63248%

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Gardena, CA59,682$47,85611%
Grand Junction, CO59,731$44,88716%
Mansfield, TX59,757$89,77468%
National City, CA59,543$39,51726%
Cupertino, CA59,787$134,872152%
Pontiac, MI59,658$27,63248%
Source: The Pontiac, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.