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Income/capita 50%
Household income 56%
Unemployment 75%
IndexHighland Park ForestFort WayneIndiana
Income per capita$14,944$24,135$26,117
Median household income$24,271$44,449$50,433
Median income owner occupied$0$57,760$62,593
Median income renter occupied$0$28,097$29,285
Median earnings male$21,413$33,448$36,194
Median earnings female$11,566$23,580$23,580
Unemployment rate8.2%5.2%4.4%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland Park Forest is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland Park Forest is 56% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Park Forest is 75% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland Park Forest is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $29,629$44,449$88,898
      City
      $33,618$50,433$100,866
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Highland Park Forest median earnings by income bracket

      Highland Park Forest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.3%35.8%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%2.0%
      Education, health & social services7.3%21.8%
      Other33.0%29.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721$74,04734%
      Huntertown, IN5,286$72,29231%
      Roanoke, IN1,754$67,22222%
      Harlan, IN1,486$57,3614%
      Woodburn, IN1,481$55,1000%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chula Vista, CA260,598$66,95621%
      Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,70310%
      Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%
      Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720%
      St. Petersburg, FL253,585$48,18313%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%
      Source: The Highland Park Forest, Fort Wayne, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).