Smith Island employment information

IndexSmith IslandMarylandNational
Income per capita$19,064$36,670$28,555
Median household income$26,364$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$25,795$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$14,063$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$7,083$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate13.8%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level38.6%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Smith Island is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Smith Island is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Smith Island is 137% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Smith Island is 148% higher than the national average.

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Smith Island median earnings by income bracket

Smith Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%41.9%
Financial & insurance services15.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%19.4%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%29.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chance, MD300$50,8335%
Tangier, VA485$38,05629%
Deal Island, MD419$34,03436%
Crisfield, MD2,698$33,05638%
Dames Quarter, MD177$23,21457%
Smith Island, MD176$26,36451%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hall, NY176$102,70892%
Hughesville, MO176$54,5832%
Worthington, WV176$34,68835%
Summit, OK176$26,00051%
Tesuque Pueblo, NM176$58,75010%
Smith Island, MD176$26,36451%
Source: The Smith Island, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.