West Branch employment information

IndexWest BranchMichiganNational
Income per capita$16,648$26,143$28,555
Median household income$25,313$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,286$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,547$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$20,170$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$13,454$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level26.9%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Branch is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Branch is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Branch is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Branch is 73% higher than the national average.

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West Branch median earnings by income bracket

West Branch employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%0.4%
Manufacturing sector8.1%3.9%
Financial & insurance services12.7%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%14.2%
Public administration2.1%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services17.0%43.6%

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Skidway Lake, MI3,329$19,95463%
Rose City, MI641$16,78669%
West Branch, MI2,051$25,31353%

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Mount Jackson, VA2,051$38,20329%
Cloverdale, IN2,051$38,67428%
Twin City, GA2,051$23,82155%
Thomaston, ME2,052$48,32610%
Meadowlakes, TX2,050$70,49132%
West Branch, MI2,051$25,31353%
Source: The West Branch, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.