Income/capita 66%
Household income 67%
Unemployment 303%
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Income per capita$10,269$21,651$29,829
Median household income$18,485$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,578$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,875$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$14,238$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$19,844$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate18.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level50.0%22.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Metcalfe is 66% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Metcalfe is 67% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Metcalfe is 303% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Metcalfe is 231% higher than the national average

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      Metcalfe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%26.5%
      Public administration0.0%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities24.0%4.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%24.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arkansas City, AR548$38,12531.1%
      Leland, MS4,254$31,05943.9%
      Greenville, MS32,612$27,34450.6%
      Benoit, MS460$22,81358.8%
      Shaw, MS1,750$17,70068.0%
      Metcalfe, MS1,015$18,48566.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ty Ty, GA1,015$31,59142.9%
      Hamel, IL1,015$72,00030.1%
      Brook, IN1,015$40,87526.1%
      Cordry Sweetwater Lakes, IN1,015$53,3333.6%
      East Sparta, OH1,015$54,1072.2%
      Metcalfe, MS1,015$18,48566.6%
      Source: The Metcalfe, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).