Wheaton employment information

Income per capita$28,800$36,670$28,555
Median household income$78,742$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$91,894$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$52,533$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$31,699$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$26,950$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level11.4%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wheaton is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wheaton is 47% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wheaton is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wheaton is 27% lower than the national average.

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Wheaton median earnings by income bracket

Wheaton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.3%1.0%
Manufacturing sector4.0%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.5%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.0%10.5%
Public administration6.7%8.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%1.4%
Education, health & social services11.2%29.3%

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Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
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Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Wheaton, MD49,831$78,74247%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pinellas Park, FL49,874$41,87722%
Apple Valley, MN49,911$80,60951%
Kentwood, MI49,736$49,2018%
West Sacramento, CA49,946$53,3070%
Palm Desert, CA49,953$52,0533%
Wheaton, MD49,831$78,74247%
Source: The Wheaton, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.