Decatur employment information

IndexDecaturIndianaNational
Income per capita$22,766$26,117$29,829
Median household income$40,840$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,778$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,288$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$36,090$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$21,135$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%15.0%15.1%
The Decatur, IN 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 Decatur is $22,766, which is 13% lower than than the Indiana average and 24% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,840, which is 19% lower than than the Indiana average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Decatur is 5%, which is 1% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Decatur is 17% which is 13% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,223$40,840$81,680
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
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 Decatur is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Decatur is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Decatur is 13% higher than the national average.

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Decatur median earnings by income bracket

Decatur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.7%0.7%
Manufacturing sector52.2%1.7%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.4%15.6%
Public administration3.5%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.8%
Education, health & social services4.0%33.8%
Other14.5%20.6%

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Monroe, IN760$51,5287%
Wren, OH185$46,66716%
Willshire, OH462$45,50018%
Decatur, IN9,384$40,84026%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rockcreek, OR9,384$76,99739%
New Albany, OH9,384$191,375246%
Rochelle, IL9,385$44,20520%
Tomah, WI9,380$42,01624%
Clarksville, AR9,391$30,84944%
Decatur, IN9,384$40,84026%
Source: The Decatur, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).