Shelby employment information

IndexShelbyMichiganNational
Income per capita$16,233$27,549$29,829
Median household income$34,760$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,188$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,824$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$25,438$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$12,122$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level28.9%16.3%15.1%
The Shelby, MI 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 Shelby is $16,233, which is 41% lower than than the Michigan average and 46% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,760, which is 32% lower than than the Michigan average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Shelby is 5%, which is 7% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Shelby is 29% which is 91% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,171$34,760$69,520
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
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 Shelby is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelby is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelby is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelby is 91% higher than the national average.

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Shelby median earnings by income bracket

Shelby employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%1.1%
Manufacturing sector22.7%25.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%10.6%
Public administration0.0%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.4%29.5%
Other40.7%26.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Era, MI477$58,4726%
Montague, MI2,461$50,2689%
Rothbury, MI339$48,75012%
Whitehall, MI2,706$44,91719%
Walkerville, MI174$43,75021%
Shelby, MI2,092$34,76037%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hurlock, MD2,092$37,08333%
Schofield, WI2,092$48,37513%
Forest City, PA2,092$37,20833%
Westmoreland, TN2,091$42,72123%
Trenton, GA2,091$32,33342%
Shelby, MI2,092$34,76037%
Source: The Shelby, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).