The Lakes employment information

IndexThe LakesMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$37,641$31,642$28,555
Median household income$70,250$60,828$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,750$74,687$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,000$31,748$33,219
Median earnings male$37,083$39,915$36,116
Median earnings female$26,563$27,655$25,692
Unemployment rate1.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level2.5%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in The Lakes is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in The Lakes is 31% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in The Lakes is 76% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in The Lakes is 84% lower than the national average.

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The Lakes employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.0%11.5%
Financial & insurance services6.6%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services24.6%12.1%
Public administration5.4%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.9%
Education, health & social services4.2%36.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Russell, MN404$55,8935%
Avoca, MN95$49,5007%
Lake Wilson, MN241$47,32112%
Slayton, MN2,149$46,31613%
Balaton, MN575$44,88616%
The Lakes, MN669$70,25031%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Salvisa, KY669$53,1621%
Wauzeka, WI669$44,37517%
Fort Towson, OK669$27,15949%
Worthington, PA669$40,50024%
Lake Benton, MN669$29,26145%
The Lakes, MN669$70,25031%
Source: The The Lakes, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.