Forest Heights employment information

IndexForest HeightsMarylandNational
Income per capita$27,368$37,756$29,829
Median household income$70,875$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,688$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$77,941$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$35,412$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$46,759$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate9.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%9.9%15.1%
The Forest Heights, MD 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 Forest Heights is $27,368, which is 28% lower than than the Maryland average and 8% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $70,875, which is 7% lower than than the Maryland average and 28% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest Heights is 9%, which is 104% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest Heights is 8% which is 47% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$47,245$70,875$141,750
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
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 Forest Heights is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Heights is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Heights is 104% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Heights is 47% lower than the national average.

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Forest Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.8%0.6%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%4.9%
Public administration12.0%17.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%7.4%
Education, health & social services7.9%31.8%
Other29.8%30.0%

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Forest Heights, MD2,549$70,87528%

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Forest Heights, MD2,549$70,87528%
Source: The Forest Heights, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).