East Helena employment information

IndexEast HelenaMontanaNational
Income per capita$24,696$27,309$29,829
Median household income$52,639$48,380$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,893$60,564$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,333$30,651$35,192
Median earnings male$33,095$31,798$36,919
Median earnings female$31,010$21,711$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%14.9%15.1%
The East Helena, MT 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 East Helena is $24,696, which is 10% lower than than the Montana average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,639, which is 9% higher than than the Montana average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in East Helena is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in East Helena is 7% which is 51% lower than than the national average.

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$35,089$52,639$105,278
City
$32,250$48,380$96,760
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 East Helena is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Helena is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Helena is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Helena is 51% lower than the national average.

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East Helena median earnings by income bracket

East Helena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%3.3%
Manufacturing sector6.2%3.1%
Financial & insurance services4.7%26.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%11.2%
Public administration7.8%20.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.3%21.9%
Other36.5%16.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Hills, MT529$99,16779%
Montana City, MT2,878$94,16770%
Helena Valley Northwest, MT3,967$79,28343%
Clancy, MT1,612$78,07741%
Jefferson City, MT686$77,39640%
East Helena, MT2,286$52,6395%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rossmoyne, OH2,287$48,57612%
Zion, PA2,287$67,13721%
St. Paul, NE2,285$44,83719%
Johnston, SC2,287$31,04644%
Denver, NC2,287$36,85833%
East Helena, MT2,286$52,6395%
Source: The East Helena, MT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).