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Income/capita 33%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 9%
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IndexLake OrionMichiganNational
Income per capita$39,776$27,549$29,829
Median household income$76,169$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$99,677$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,817$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$58,705$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$35,050$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Orion is 33% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Orion is 38% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Orion is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Orion is 61% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,774$76,169$152,338
      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.

      Lake Orion median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Orion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector31.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.3%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%10.2%
      Public administration0.8%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%1.0%
      Education, health & social services7.1%30.8%
      Other19.6%38.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206.0%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155.3%
      Lake Angelus, MI260$127,083129.7%
      Troy, MI82,982$88,95460.8%
      Rochester Hills, MI72,987$83,50750.9%
      Lake Orion, MI3,040$76,16937.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Needville, TX3,040$48,59812.2%
      Combes, TX3,041$44,51219.5%
      Atkins, AR3,038$39,26029.0%
      Niantic, CT3,042$71,50629.3%
      Soperton, GA3,042$31,70542.7%
      Lake Orion, MI3,040$76,16937.7%
      Source: The Lake Orion, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).