West Ishpeming employment information

IndexWest IshpemingMichiganNational
Income per capita$31,128$26,143$28,555
Median household income$57,697$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,492$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,000$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$66,544$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$23,641$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Ishpeming is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Ishpeming is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Ishpeming is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Ishpeming is 62% lower than the national average.

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West Ishpeming median earnings by income bracket

West Ishpeming employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.5%
Manufacturing sector4.9%1.7%
Financial & insurance services7.5%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%10.5%
Public administration6.9%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%3.3%
Education, health & social services13.7%52.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Trowbridge Park, MI2,227$54,6252%
Negaunee, MI4,608$45,85614%
Gwinn, MI2,063$45,36915%
Palmer, MI525$39,37526%
Ishpeming, MI6,514$33,86437%
West Ishpeming, MI2,687$57,6978%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hoisington, KS2,687$39,70926%
Macon, MS2,687$18,23266%
McGovern, PA2,687$56,7136%
Cairo, IL2,688$16,72769%
Dodge Center, MN2,686$54,4322%
West Ishpeming, MI2,687$57,6978%
Source: The West Ishpeming, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.