Wishek employment information

IndexWishekNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$25,712$30,894$28,555
Median household income$42,206$55,579$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,167$72,034$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,333$32,305$33,219
Median earnings male$38,214$39,027$36,116
Median earnings female$18,750$24,504$25,692
Unemployment rate0.5%2.2%5.8%
Poverty level11.3%11.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wishek is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wishek is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wishek is 92% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wishek is 28% lower than the national average.

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Wishek median earnings by income bracket

Wishek employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.6%11.5%
Financial & insurance services4.7%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services22.8%11.5%
Public administration2.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%4.5%
Education, health & social services18.1%59.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lehr, ND88$45,53615%
Wishek, ND957$42,20621%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Avoca, NY957$47,83311%
Salem, NM957$19,68863%
Washburn, IA957$55,5834%
Glasgow, OR957$37,82329%
Story, WY957$46,04914%
Wishek, ND957$42,20621%
Source: The Wishek, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.