Income/capita 28%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 39%
Income per capita$21,400$27,549$29,829
Median household income$33,984$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,211$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,212$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$30,859$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$22,667$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chesaning is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Chesaning is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chesaning is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chesaning is 45% higher than the national average

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      Chesaning employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.4%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%8.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%13.9%
      Public administration5.1%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%1.8%
      Education, health & social services3.4%34.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burt, MI1,001$54,3182%
      Lennon, MI453$50,9388%
      Flushing, MI8,129$50,6258%
      Henderson, MI341$48,61112%
      New Lothrop, MI560$47,03915%
      Chesaning, MI2,464$33,98439%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD2,464$77,91741%
      Wewahitchka, FL2,463$29,13647%
      Chico, WA2,463$106,27492%
      Edgard, LA2,466$48,20513%
      Cass City, MI2,466$43,60021%
      Chesaning, MI2,464$33,98439%
      Source: The Chesaning, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).