Big Rapids employment information

IndexBig RapidsMichiganNational
Income per capita$13,489$27,549$29,829
Median household income$24,524$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,356$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,720$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$7,711$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$7,284$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level44.0%16.3%15.1%
The Big Rapids, MI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Big Rapids is $13,489, which is 51% lower than than the Michigan average and 55% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,524, which is 52% lower than than the Michigan average and 56% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Big Rapids is 8%, which is 69% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Big Rapids is 44% which is 191% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,347$24,524$49,048
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Big Rapids is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Rapids is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Rapids is 69% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Rapids is 191% higher than the national average.

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Big Rapids median earnings by income bracket

Big Rapids employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.9%0.4%
Manufacturing sector15.2%0.8%
Financial & insurance services2.6%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%13.5%
Public administration1.6%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.4%
Education, health & social services33.2%51.0%
Other25.5%21.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Canadian Lakes, MI2,667$49,30811%
Hersey, MI320$47,81314%
Stanwood, MI212$44,00020%
Morley, MI665$36,11135%
Reed City, MI2,715$31,30443%
Big Rapids, MI10,495$24,52456%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Satellite Beach, FL10,495$63,17014%
Cambridge, OH10,495$30,79544%
Belmont, NC10,494$60,3149%
Eureka, MO10,497$92,12567%
Gonzales, LA10,492$57,0453%
Big Rapids, MI10,495$24,52456%
Source: The Big Rapids, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).