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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLake ShoreMarylandNational
Income per capita$46,419$37,756$29,829
Median household income$111,940$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$116,597$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,786$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$65,447$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$47,577$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%9.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Shore is 56% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Shore is 102% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Shore is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Shore is 69% lower than the national average

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      $74,619 $111,940 $223,880
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Lake Shore median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Shore employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.5%16.5%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%10.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%12.0%
      Public administration14.5%14.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services7.8%7.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fairwood, MD6,780$171,071209.2%
      Severna Park, MD38,729$151,969174.7%
      Herald Harbor, MD2,414$140,493154.0%
      Gambrills, MD2,929$140,238153.5%
      Highland Beach, MD93$138,152149.7%
      Lake Shore, MD18,523$111,940102.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Merrifield, VA18,523$126,531128.7%
      Concord, MO18,521$76,62938.5%
      Brookfield, IL18,520$84,89153.4%
      Winchester, KY18,520$43,41521.5%
      Milledgeville, GA18,526$32,23541.7%
      Lake Shore, MD18,523$111,940102.3%
      Source: The Lake Shore, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).