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Income/capita 50%
Household income 68%
Unemployment 172%
IndexHighland ParkMichiganNational
Income per capita$14,794$27,549$29,829
Median household income$17,455$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,402$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,528$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$18,489$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$17,891$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate12.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level46.8%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland Park is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland Park is 68% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Park is 172% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland Park is 209% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $11,635$17,455$34,910
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      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.

      Highland Park median earnings by income bracket

      Highland Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.0%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services7.7%10.0%
      Public administration1.9%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.4%
      Education, health & social services16.0%36.9%
      Other44.8%31.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206%
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,933$151,440174%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528120%
      Highland Park, MI10,978$17,45568%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corning, NY10,978$50,4109%
      Browns Mills, NJ10,983$57,2814%
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985$84,01552%
      Trophy Club, TX10,987$133,457141%
      Delhi, CA10,968$48,74012%
      Highland Park, MI10,978$17,45568%
      Source: The Highland Park, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).