Laurel employment information

IndexLaurelMontanaNational
Income per capita$24,512$27,309$29,829
Median household income$49,839$48,380$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,345$60,564$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,042$30,651$35,192
Median earnings male$40,211$31,798$36,919
Median earnings female$21,154$21,711$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%14.9%15.1%
The Laurel, MT 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 Laurel is $24,512, which is 10% lower than than the Montana average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,839, which is 3% higher than than the Montana average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Laurel is 3%, which is 46% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Laurel is 8% which is 49% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,222$49,839$99,678
City
$32,250$48,380$96,760
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 Laurel is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laurel is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laurel is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laurel is 49% lower than the national average.

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Laurel employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.4%2.3%
Manufacturing sector9.0%3.4%
Financial & insurance services0.9%10.6%
Wholesale & retail services22.3%16.2%
Public administration2.8%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%3.1%
Education, health & social services5.7%23.3%
Other37.9%34.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Park City, MT944$61,20211%
Edgar, MT123$55,7501%
Billings, MT109,089$52,9444%
Silesia, MT40$38,75030%
Joliet, MT553$34,83737%
Laurel, MT6,931$49,83910%

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Salem, IL6,930$40,29527%
Kathleen, FL6,932$44,98419%
Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,932$90,46864%
Parkville, PA6,937$53,3244%
Great Neck Plaza, NY6,924$66,38420%
Laurel, MT6,931$49,83910%
Source: The Laurel, MT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).