Income/capita 35%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 8%
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Income per capita$19,264$26,117$29,829
Median household income$46,563$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,545$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,019$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$30,357$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level10.0%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hope is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hope is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hope is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hope is 34% lower than the national average

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      Hope employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector38.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.9%21.1%
      Public administration2.3%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.5%40.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waldron, IN645$68,56323.9%
      Taylorsville, IN1,058$65,83319.0%
      Columbus, IN46,474$56,0481.3%
      Greensburg, IN12,107$48,90611.6%
      Clifford, IN214$47,50014.1%
      Hope, IN2,289$46,56315.8%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Claxton, GA2,289$31,59142.9%
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      Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA2,288$102,88586.0%
      Fort Kent, ME2,288$36,55533.9%
      Colstrip, MT2,288$89,48361.7%
      Hope, IN2,289$46,56315.8%
      Source: The Hope, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).