Traverse City employment information

IndexTraverse CityMichiganNational
Income per capita$33,565$26,143$28,555
Median household income$47,836$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,350$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,118$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$27,917$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$23,021$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate5.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level14.7%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Traverse City is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Traverse City is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Traverse City is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Traverse City is 6% lower than the national average.

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Traverse City median earnings by income bracket

Traverse City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%1.2%
Manufacturing sector11.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services6.2%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%15.0%
Public administration1.9%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.8%
Education, health & social services12.6%37.3%

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Lake Ann, MI267$40,53624%
Kingsley, MI1,568$40,28825%
Traverse City, MI15,006$47,83611%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indianola, IA15,014$52,1313%
Scottsbluff, NE14,998$37,81329%
Greeneville, TN15,015$32,86939%
Manassas Park, VA14,992$73,46037%
Fords, NJ15,028$79,75449%
Traverse City, MI15,006$47,83611%
Source: The Traverse City, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.