Dowagiac employment information

IndexDowagiacMichiganNational
Income per capita$15,317$27,549$29,829
Median household income$26,201$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,192$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,125$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$28,297$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$17,500$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate11.0%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level42.1%16.3%15.1%
The Dowagiac, MI 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 Dowagiac is $15,317, which is 44% lower than than the Michigan average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,201, which is 48% lower than than the Michigan average and 53% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Dowagiac is 11%, which is 136% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Dowagiac is 42% which is 179% higher than than the national average.

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$17,465$26,201$52,402
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
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 Dowagiac is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dowagiac is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dowagiac is 136% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dowagiac is 179% higher than the national average.

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Dowagiac median earnings by income bracket

Dowagiac employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.0%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.1%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%10.8%
Public administration2.7%9.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%6.5%
Education, health & social services11.0%37.9%
Other26.1%13.5%

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Dowagiac, MI5,863$26,20153%

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Fishhook, AK5,866$95,03072%
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Dowagiac, MI5,863$26,20153%
Source: The Dowagiac, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).