Shell Lake employment information

IndexShell LakeWisconsinNational
Income per capita$28,889$27,907$28,555
Median household income$40,365$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,364$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,365$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$32,411$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$25,938$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level15.2%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shell Lake is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shell Lake is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shell Lake is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shell Lake is 3% lower than the national average.

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Shell Lake median earnings by income bracket

Shell Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%1.7%
Manufacturing sector18.0%8.9%
Financial & insurance services1.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services4.5%15.3%
Public administration8.3%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.8%3.8%
Education, health & social services16.6%53.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Haugen, WI333$47,50011%
Cumberland, WI2,414$45,38815%
Trego, WI107$40,71424%
Barronett, WI124$32,23540%
Spooner, WI2,634$30,96242%
Shell Lake, WI1,402$40,36525%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Otterbein, IN1,402$38,99027%
Vernon, FL1,402$30,11444%
Halifax, VA1,402$51,2504%
Oxford, ME1,401$36,34932%
Cornell, WI1,401$43,68418%
Shell Lake, WI1,402$40,36525%
Source: The Shell Lake, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.