Whiting employment information

Income per capita$24,129$24,953$28,555
Median household income$52,547$48,737$53,482
Median income owner occupied$70,761$60,618$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,107$27,534$33,219
Median earnings male$34,294$35,272$36,116
Median earnings female$26,488$22,933$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%15.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Whiting is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Whiting is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Whiting is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Whiting is 13% lower than the national average.

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Whiting median earnings by income bracket

Whiting employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%1.1%
Manufacturing sector28.9%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.7%16.5%
Wholesale & retail services10.2%12.0%
Public administration7.4%8.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%4.8%
Education, health & social services5.8%25.0%

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Flossmoor, IL9,339$100,37388%
Ogden Dunes, IN1,236$100,00087%
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Dyer, IN16,322$79,85949%
Munster, IN23,325$72,53236%
Whiting, IN4,930$52,5472%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wauchula, FL4,930$40,71224%
Scarborough, ME4,931$65,71223%
Demarest, NJ4,929$146,200173%
Singac, NJ4,928$80,40750%
McGuire AFB, NJ4,932$52,7461%
Whiting, IN4,930$52,5472%
Source: The Whiting, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.