Lake employment information

IndexLakeMississippiNational
Income per capita$14,202$21,651$29,829
Median household income$33,750$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,656$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,375$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$32,750$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$11,964$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.8%22.3%15.1%
The Lake, MS 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 is $14,202, which is 34% lower than than the Mississippi average and 52% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,750, which is 17% lower than than the Mississippi average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lake is 4%, which is 9% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lake is 34% which is 124% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,497$33,750$67,500
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lake is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake is 124% higher than the national average.

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Lake median earnings by income bracket

Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%2.1%
Manufacturing sector30.2%10.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%0.0%
Public administration22.9%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%4.3%
Education, health & social services0.0%42.6%
Other14.6%10.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Decatur, MS2,087$36,90833%
Forest, MS5,700$30,71744%
Newton, MS3,346$26,13053%
Hillsboro, MS1,216$24,27156%
Conehatta, MS1,148$18,75066%
Lake, MS532$33,75039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Valley, NY532$42,68823%
Jayton, TX532$46,87515%
Rebersburg, PA532$45,44118%
Elk Horn, IA532$55,7501%
Naples, ME532$70,51727%
Lake, MS532$33,75039%
Source: The Lake, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).