Southfield employment information

Income per capita$29,045$26,143$28,555
Median household income$49,548$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$71,406$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,958$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$32,743$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$32,476$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level15.2%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Southfield is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Southfield is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Southfield is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Southfield is 2% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Southfield median earnings by income bracket

Southfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector20.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.1%8.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%9.9%
Public administration5.3%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%4.0%
Education, health & social services15.9%41.8%

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Franklin, MI3,106$131,111145%
Bingham Farms, MI1,220$129,286142%
Southfield, MI72,480$49,5487%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Pleasant, SC72,379$76,20242%
Gastonia, NC72,664$39,57826%
Canton, OH72,668$29,98044%
Rochester Hills, MI72,195$80,80651%
Appleton, WI72,861$53,4390%
Southfield, MI72,480$49,5487%
Source: The Southfield, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.