Income/capita 30%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 57%
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Income per capita$38,903$30,663$29,829
Median household income$28,472$56,104$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,222$67,938$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,411$32,858$35,192
Median earnings male$36,635$35,143$36,919
Median earnings female$21,161$26,280$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%3.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%11.6%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Manchester is 30% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Manchester is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Manchester is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Manchester is 15% lower than the national average

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      Manchester median earnings by income bracket

      Manchester employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.5%9.2%
      Financial & insurance services22.3%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.8%28.4%
      Public administration0.0%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.6%11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dorset, VT255$105,41790.6%
      Salem, NY704$54,8960.8%
      Manchester Center, VT2,232$48,46212.4%
      Arlington, VT1,307$46,20016.5%
      Manchester, VT731$28,47248.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pahoa, HI731$29,77346.2%
      Hayden Lake, ID731$81,25046.9%
      North Philipsburg, PA731$37,41732.4%
      Coward, SC731$34,35037.9%
      Lake Shore, UT731$51,8186.3%
      Manchester, VT731$28,47248.5%
      Source: The Manchester, VT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).