Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$18,425$27,549$29,829
Median household income$32,109$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,231$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,305$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$31,398$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$19,257$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level36.0%16.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Inkster is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Inkster is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Inkster is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Inkster is 139% higher than the national average

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      $21,403 $32,109 $64,218
      $33,865 $50,803 $101,606
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Inkster median earnings by income bracket

      Inkster employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%10.6%
      Manufacturing sector25.9%25.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%0.4%
      Wholesale & retail services7.5%7.5%
      Public administration3.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%10.6%
      Education, health & social services12.8%12.8%

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      Huntington Woods, MI6,303$150,114171.3%
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      Pleasant Ridge, MI2,589$122,422121.3%
      Lathrup Village, MI4,109$97,08375.5%
      Novi, MI60,439$93,94369.8%
      Inkster, MI24,398$32,10942.0%

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      Willowbrook, CA24,401$44,56119.5%
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      Trotwood, OH24,410$39,11029.3%
      Inkster, MI24,398$32,10942.0%
      Source: The Inkster, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).