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Income/capita 28%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 29%
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IndexIshpemingMichiganNational
Income per capita$21,362$27,549$29,829
Median household income$38,225$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,496$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,364$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$30,605$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$19,021$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level20.9%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ishpeming is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ishpeming is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ishpeming is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ishpeming is 39% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,480$38,225$76,450
      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.

      Ishpeming median earnings by income bracket

      Ishpeming employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.2%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%15.7%
      Public administration5.7%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services15.4%44.0%
      Other32.0%25.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Trowbridge Park, MI2,441$61,40211.0%
      West Ishpeming, MI2,875$55,9661.2%
      Negaunee, MI4,606$47,99113.3%
      Gwinn, MI2,027$47,02415.0%
      Marquette, MI21,282$37,55132.1%
      Ishpeming, MI6,509$38,22530.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Darnestown, MD6,509$188,565240.8%
      Catasauqua, PA6,509$51,8016.4%
      Silver Lakes, CA6,510$72,59131.2%
      Ambler, PA6,507$57,2103.4%
      Pimmit Hills, VA6,511$108,50096.1%
      Ishpeming, MI6,509$38,22530.9%
      Source: The Ishpeming, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).