Velma employment information

Income per capita$22,477$24,695$28,555
Median household income$65,125$46,235$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,393$57,888$68,142
Median income renter occupied$48,333$29,113$33,219
Median earnings male$51,667$33,259$36,116
Median earnings female$22,083$22,353$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level13.3%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Velma is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Velma is 22% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Velma is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Velma is 15% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Velma median earnings by income bracket

Velma employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.6%1.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.8%22.0%
Public administration0.0%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.8%4.3%
Education, health & social services3.9%36.9%

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Tatums, OK74$18,75065%
Velma, OK727$65,12522%

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Avoca, AR727$57,9868%
Melrose, NM727$32,73439%
Lower Brule, SD727$32,91738%
Lake Mack-Forest Hills, FL727$22,48258%
Chester, MA727$54,6432%
Velma, OK727$65,12522%
Source: The Velma, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.