Income/capita 47%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 117%
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IndexBrooklyn CenterClevelandOhio
Income per capita$15,884$18,003$27,800
Median household income$27,133$26,583$50,674
Median income owner occupied$0$42,430$65,077
Median income renter occupied$0$18,494$28,832
Median earnings male$29,660$24,008$36,579
Median earnings female$18,770$21,065$24,862
Unemployment rate10.1%10.1%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a36.0%15.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brooklyn Center is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brooklyn Center is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brooklyn Center is 117% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brooklyn Center is 100% lower than the national average

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      Brooklyn Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector25.1%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%12.4%
      Public administration3.0%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%3.6%
      Education, health & social services4.9%30.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hunting Valley, OH787$250,001351.9%
      Bentleyville, OH905$173,250213.2%
      Pepper Pike, OH6,150$164,471197.3%
      Moreland Hills, OH3,297$139,539152.2%
      Gates Mills, OH2,229$132,167138.9%
      Cleveland, OH389,165$26,58351.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wichita, KS388,033$46,77515.4%
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743.2%
      New Orleans, LA382,922$37,48832.2%
      Tulsa, OK399,906$43,04522.2%
      Minneapolis, MN404,670$52,6114.9%
      Cleveland, OH389,165$26,58351.9%
      Source: The Brooklyn Center, Cleveland, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).