Lake City employment information

IndexLake CityTennesseeNational
Income per capita$13,355$26,019$29,829
Median household income$22,939$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,917$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,048$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$22,054$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$16,814$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level31.4%17.2%15.1%
The Lake City, TN 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 Lake City is $13,355, which is 49% lower than than the Tennessee average and 55% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $22,939, which is 51% lower than than the Tennessee average and 59% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lake City is 5%, which is 11% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lake City is 31% which is 108% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$15,291$22,939$45,878
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
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.

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  • The income per capita in Lake City is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake City is 59% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake City is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake City is 108% higher than the national average.

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Lake City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%1.9%
Manufacturing sector22.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.5%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%23.2%
Public administration7.4%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%1.2%
Education, health & social services7.1%27.4%
Other21.1%35.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norris, TN1,690$61,33311%
Oliver Springs, TN4,110$48,29613%
Oak Ridge, TN29,285$48,19713%
Clinton, TN9,993$41,07826%
Jacksboro, TN2,025$39,31329%
Lake City, TN1,848$22,93959%

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Adams Center, NY1,847$48,37513%
Livonia, LA1,849$63,69615%
Lakeland, MN1,847$87,91759%
Baldwin, FL1,849$42,32124%
Westhampton Beach, NY1,847$82,32149%
Lake City, TN1,848$22,93959%
Source: The Lake City, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).