West Laurel employment information

IndexWest LaurelMarylandNational
Income per capita$42,552$36,670$28,555
Median household income$113,918$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$115,577$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$51,250$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$49,317$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$32,000$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level0.9%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Laurel is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Laurel is 113% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Laurel is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Laurel is 94% lower than the national average.

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West Laurel median earnings by income bracket

West Laurel employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%1.1%
Manufacturing sector6.2%0.5%
Financial & insurance services4.1%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services10.0%6.1%
Public administration6.7%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%5.0%
Education, health & social services18.6%41.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
West Laurel, MD4,385$113,918113%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Anna, IL4,385$38,25828%
French Island, WI4,384$56,7866%
Eastwood, LA4,387$80,16350%
Forestdale, MA4,381$91,92672%
Benton, KY4,380$40,64124%
West Laurel, MD4,385$113,918113%
Source: The West Laurel, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.