Howard City employment information

IndexHoward CityMichiganNational
Income per capita$15,141$27,549$29,829
Median household income$37,350$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,529$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,688$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$27,061$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$17,784$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%16.3%15.1%
The Howard City, MI 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 Howard City is $15,141, which is 45% lower than than the Michigan average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,350, which is 26% lower than than the Michigan average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Howard City is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Howard City is 21% which is 37% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,897$37,350$74,700
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Howard City is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Howard City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Howard City is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Howard City is 37% higher than the national average.

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Howard City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%3.4%
Manufacturing sector25.4%2.5%
Financial & insurance services3.1%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services24.9%20.3%
Public administration5.2%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%1.5%
Education, health & social services2.3%27.4%
Other19.0%23.7%

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Source: The Howard City, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).