Portage employment information

Income per capita$29,906$26,143$28,555
Median household income$55,050$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,651$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,768$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$43,677$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$25,562$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Portage is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Portage is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Portage is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Portage is 30% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Portage median earnings by income bracket

Portage employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.1%
Manufacturing sector27.4%0.8%
Financial & insurance services5.1%7.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%15.4%
Public administration4.7%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.9%
Education, health & social services13.5%35.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Gull Lake, MI1,357$90,50069%
Richland, MI858$60,93814%
Mendon, MI881$59,16711%
Vicksburg, MI2,894$57,5778%
Climax, MI785$54,4792%
Portage, MI47,137$55,0503%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mansfield, OH47,150$32,22540%
East Providence, RI47,166$51,0774%
Dunwoody, GA47,182$78,06346%
Pine Bluff, AR47,058$30,41543%
Mentor, OH47,008$67,98327%
Portage, MI47,137$55,0503%
Source: The Portage, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.