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Income/capita 20%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 57%
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IndexBrandonWisconsinNational
Income per capita$23,770$29,253$29,829
Median household income$61,042$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,609$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,563$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$40,104$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$22,895$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brandon is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brandon is 10% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brandon is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brandon is 61% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,690$61,042$122,084
      City
      $36,403$54,610$109,220
      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.

      Brandon median earnings by income bracket

      Brandon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.2%15.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services20.3%12.4%
      Public administration6.3%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%2.6%
      Education, health & social services3.5%32.6%
      Other20.6%26.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brownsville, WI585$83,75051.4%
      Rosendale, WI899$65,09617.7%
      Kekoskee, WI172$63,00013.9%
      Oakfield, WI1,053$58,0004.8%
      Fairwater, WI379$56,0001.2%
      Brandon, WI928$61,04210.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Gate, CA928$33,54239.4%
      Fairmount, GA928$29,60946.5%
      Milo, IA928$58,2505.3%
      Sainte-Angèle-de-Mérici, QC928n/a 
      Cherry Valley, AR929$41,30425.3%
      Brandon, WI928$61,04210.3%
      Source: The Brandon, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).