Income/capita 47%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 120%
Income per capita$15,774$27,549$29,829
Median household income$26,496$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,949$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,353$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$23,966$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$19,103$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level33.6%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ecorse is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ecorse is 52% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ecorse is 120% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ecorse is 122% higher than the national average

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      Ecorse employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.3%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector27.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%11.6%
      Public administration1.1%0.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%4.4%
      Education, health & social services11.8%32.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,933$151,440174%
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
      Grosse Pointe Park, MI11,276$101,48483%
      Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,785$93,40469%
      Grosse Pointe, MI5,256$92,50067%
      Ecorse, MI9,270$26,49652%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monmouth, IL9,272$36,84633%
      Waseca, MN9,267$45,34518%
      Morehead City, NC9,273$39,36829%
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265$119,500116%
      Grants, NM9,263$35,76535%
      Ecorse, MI9,270$26,49652%
      Source: The Ecorse, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).