Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexAnn ArborMichiganNational
Income per capita$37,158$27,549$29,829
Median household income$57,697$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$100,449$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,243$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$25,575$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$17,655$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level23.4%16.3%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ann Arbor is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ann Arbor is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ann Arbor is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ann Arbor is 55% higher than the national average

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      $38,460 $57,697 $115,394
      $33,865 $50,803 $101,606
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Ann Arbor employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.9%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector11.9%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services6.8%7.8%
      Public administration1.6%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.1%
      Education, health & social services41.0%58.1%

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      Plymouth, MI8,956$78,25441.5%
      Dexter, MI4,319$78,22641.4%
      Ann Arbor, MI118,087$57,6974.3%

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      Ann Arbor, MI118,087$57,6974.3%
      Source: The Ann Arbor, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).