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Income/capita 56%
Household income 66%
Unemployment 220%
IndexPetosky-OtsegoDetroitMichigan
Income per capita$13,199$15,562$27,549
Median household income$18,799$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$21,795$21,490$35,730
Median earnings female$17,970$19,089$22,948
Unemployment rate14.9%11.9%5.2%
Poverty leveln/a39.4%16.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Petosky-Otsego is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Petosky-Otsego is 66% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Petosky-Otsego is 220% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Petosky-Otsego is equal to the national average

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      $17,497$26,249$52,498
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Petosky-Otsego median earnings by income bracket

      Petosky-Otsego employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.1%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services22.2%13.7%
      Public administration0.7%7.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%3.2%
      Education, health & social services10.1%38.8%
      Other29.6%28.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206%
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,933$151,440174%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528120%
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
      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 Petosky-Otsego, Detroit, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).