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Income/capita 19%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 77%
IndexGovansBaltimoreMaryland
Income per capita$24,059$27,129$37,756
Median household income$46,558$44,262$76,067
Median income owner occupied$0$63,187$95,994
Median income renter occupied$0$30,722$47,333
Median earnings male$36,172$35,172$46,495
Median earnings female$33,979$30,975$35,612
Unemployment rate8.2%7.0%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%9.9%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Govans is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Govans is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Govans is 77% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Govans is equal to the national average

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      $29,505$44,262$88,524
      City
      $50,706$76,067$152,134
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Govans median earnings by income bracket

      Govans employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector4.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%7.0%
      Public administration8.7%9.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%4.1%
      Education, health & social services23.3%47.7%
      Other28.2%22.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scaggsville, MD8,975$135,688145%
      Ellicott City, MD70,780$121,019119%
      Ilchester, MD26,674$117,194112%
      Hampton, MD4,830$115,673109%
      Pleasant Hills, MD3,557$104,67489%
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Portland, OR620,589$58,4236%
      Oklahoma City, OK620,015$50,0709%
      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828%
      Louisville, KY611,573$46,88115%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220%
      Source: The Govans, Baltimore, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).