Shaft employment information

IndexShaftMarylandNational
Income per capita$24,807$37,756$29,829
Median household income$71,250$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,250$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$45,357$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$0$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level32.3%9.9%15.1%
The Shaft, MD 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 Shaft is $24,807, which is 34% lower than than the Maryland average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $71,250, which is 6% lower than than the Maryland average and 29% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Shaft is 5%, which is 2% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Shaft is 32% which is 114% higher than than the national average.

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$47,495$71,250$142,500
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
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 Shaft is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shaft is 29% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shaft is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shaft is 114% higher than the national average.

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Shaft employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.3%8.3%
Public administration24.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services35.1%42.9%
Other16.5%23.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jennings, MD149$78,43842%
Vale Summit, MD108$78,33342%
Callimont, PA39$76,25038%
Eckhart Mines, MD873$70,64728%
Dawson, MD166$63,03614%
Shaft, MD403$71,25029%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Irvington, VA403$70,00027%
Fossil, OR403$30,92144%
Gunnison, MS403$22,01960%
Vansant, VA403$23,57157%
Corder, MO403$44,16720%
Shaft, MD403$71,25029%
Source: The Shaft, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).