Income/capita 55%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 181%
Income per capita$13,284$15,562$27,549
Median household income$24,947$26,249$50,803
Median income owner occupied$0$38,453$62,251
Median income renter occupied$0$17,899$28,598
Median earnings male$26,147$21,490$35,730
Median earnings female$18,720$19,089$22,948
Unemployment rate13.1%11.9%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a39.4%16.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brightmoor is 55% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brightmoor is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brightmoor is 181% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brightmoor is equal to the national average

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      Brightmoor employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector15.8%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%13.0%
      Public administration1.6%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%4.8%
      Education, health & social services17.3%36.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528120%
      Bingham Farms, MI1,112$113,333105%
      Detroit, MI683,443$26,24953%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Paso, TX678,058$43,32222%
      Seattle, WA668,849$74,45835%
      Denver, CO663,303$56,2582%
      Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%
      Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%
      Detroit, MI683,443$26,24953%
      Source: The Brightmoor, Detroit, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).