Purdue University employment information

IndexPurdue UniversityIndianaNational
Income per capita$4,688$24,953$28,555
Median household income$19,411$48,737$53,482
Median income owner occupied$0$60,618$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,296$27,534$33,219
Median earnings male$3,422$35,272$36,116
Median earnings female$2,499$22,933$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level51.8%15.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Purdue University is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Purdue University is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Purdue University is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Purdue University is 232% higher than the national average.

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Purdue University median earnings by income bracket

Purdue University employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.2%0.3%
Manufacturing sector1.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.9%0.7%
Wholesale & retail services5.5%8.9%
Public administration0.6%0.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services53.6%53.5%

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Purdue University, IN10,954$19,41164%

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Grand Rapids, MN10,950$39,97425%
Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,946$42,46921%
Purdue University, IN10,954$19,41164%
Source: The Purdue University, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.