Somerset employment information

IndexSomersetMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$31,544$38,069$29,829
Median household income$68,900$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,363$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,142$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$48,429$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$30,902$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level7.3%11.4%15.1%
The Somerset, MA 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 Somerset is $31,544, which is 17% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 6% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $68,900, which is 3% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 25% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Somerset is 6%, which is 25% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Somerset is 7% which is 52% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$45,928$68,900$137,800
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
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 Somerset is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Somerset is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Somerset is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Somerset is 52% lower than the national average.

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Somerset median earnings by income bracket

Somerset employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%1.3%
Manufacturing sector15.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%15.2%
Public administration5.9%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%2.2%
Education, health & social services13.9%43.1%
Other24.9%22.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norton Center, MA2,732$111,131101%
Raynham Center, MA4,357$86,45156%
Attleboro, MA44,121$69,73226%
Tiverton, RI7,486$68,47724%
Smith Mills, MA4,732$67,45122%
Somerset, MA18,279$68,90025%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Ogden, UT18,289$78,59842%
Franklin Park, IL18,290$57,2884%
Hyattsville, MD18,262$65,45218%
McAlester, OK18,255$42,12324%
Steubenville, OH18,305$33,36940%
Somerset, MA18,279$68,90025%
Source: The Somerset, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).