Chesapeake City employment information

IndexChesapeake CityMarylandNational
Income per capita$35,961$37,756$29,829
Median household income$55,500$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,875$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,875$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$33,929$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$52,054$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%9.9%15.1%
The Chesapeake City, MD 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 Chesapeake City is $35,961, which is 5% lower than than the Maryland average and 21% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $55,500, which is 27% lower than than the Maryland average and equal to than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chesapeake City is 6%, which is 37% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chesapeake City is 9% which is 43% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$36,996$55,500$111,000
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Chesapeake City is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chesapeake City is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chesapeake City is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chesapeake City is 43% lower than the national average.

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Chesapeake City median earnings by income bracket

Chesapeake City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.2%0.8%
Manufacturing sector12.6%3.4%
Financial & insurance services4.0%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%10.5%
Public administration0.0%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%8.4%
Education, health & social services4.6%42.9%
Other30.5%19.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Townsend, DE2,320$105,00090%
St. Georges, DE1,097$92,03166%
Middletown, DE20,045$87,25058%
Glasgow, DE15,230$85,59455%
Charlestown, MD1,248$81,25047%
Chesapeake City, MD713$55,5000%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whigham, GA713$36,60734%
Madrone, NM713$19,47165%
North Perry, OH713$67,18821%
Freeburg, PA713$56,1111%
Ironton, MN713$32,75041%
Chesapeake City, MD713$55,5000%
Source: The Chesapeake City, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).