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Income/capita 40%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 40%
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IndexBeldingMichiganNational
Income per capita$17,994$27,549$29,829
Median household income$38,000$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,871$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,607$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$32,124$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$16,719$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Belding is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Belding is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Belding is 40% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Belding is 27% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,330$38,000$76,000
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Belding median earnings by income bracket

      Belding employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector36.1%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%11.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%19.1%
      Public administration3.8%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%0.4%
      Education, health & social services6.1%32.5%
      Other24.3%27.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Forest Hills, MI27,667$119,473116.0%
      Lowell, MI3,930$61,39711.0%
      Lyons, MI839$42,00024.1%
      Sheridan, MI597$41,94424.2%
      Stanton, MI1,337$33,15040.1%
      Belding, MI5,766$38,00031.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berthoud, CO5,766$61,76711.6%
      West Hattiesburg, MS5,764$40,28727.2%
      Crosspointe, VA5,764$208,973277.7%
      Ulysses, KS5,768$54,1572.1%
      Malone, NY5,768$40,14327.4%
      Belding, MI5,766$38,00031.3%
      Source: The Belding, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).