Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$56,781$29,253$29,829
Median household income$139,375$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$143,355$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$80,694$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$37,738$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level2.3%12.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Merton is 90% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Merton is 152% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Merton is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Merton is 85% lower than the national average

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      $92,907 $139,375 $278,750
      $36,403 $54,610 $109,220
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Merton median earnings by income bracket

      Merton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.2%17.2%
      Manufacturing sector19.4%19.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.3%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%14.7%
      Public administration2.9%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.8%
      Education, health & social services11.2%11.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Oconomowoc Lake, WI621$245,750344.2%
      Lac La Belle, WI249$177,083220.1%
      Chenequa, WI583$135,000144.0%
      North Prairie, WI2,542$117,596112.6%
      Richfield, WI11,782$113,190104.6%
      Merton, WI3,721$139,375151.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Boyne City, MI3,721$55,3570.1%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,720$219,258296.3%
      Quitman, GA3,720$22,61059.1%
      Marlboro, NY3,720$84,29752.4%
      Johnson, AR3,719$74,12534.0%
      Merton, WI3,721$139,375151.9%
      Source: The Merton, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).