Fitchburg employment information

IndexFitchburgMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$23,622$38,069$29,829
Median household income$50,617$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,047$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,205$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$31,305$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$24,107$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.1%11.4%15.1%
The Fitchburg, MA 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 Fitchburg is $23,622, which is 38% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,617, which is 29% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fitchburg is 7%, which is 52% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fitchburg is 19% which is 27% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$33,741$50,617$101,234
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

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  • The income per capita in Fitchburg is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fitchburg is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fitchburg is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fitchburg is 27% higher than the national average.

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Fitchburg median earnings by income bracket

Fitchburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%1.3%
Manufacturing sector19.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.6%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services18.7%14.5%
Public administration5.5%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%2.2%
Education, health & social services10.2%35.5%
Other27.2%24.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lunenburg, MA2,027$113,816106%
South Lancaster, MA1,764$78,34042%
South Ashburnham, MA1,046$77,40440%
East Pepperell, MA1,841$76,25038%
Hudson, MA15,379$72,11730%
Fitchburg, MA40,441$50,6179%

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Warren, OH40,433$29,17647%
Huntsville, TX40,432$31,30643%
Crystal Lake, IL40,475$80,76046%
La Puente, CA40,384$57,1743%
Channelview, TX40,534$53,7443%
Fitchburg, MA40,441$50,6179%
Source: The Fitchburg, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).