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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexMethuen TownMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$36,863$38,069$29,829
Median household income$83,527$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$103,753$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,258$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$46,622$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$32,678$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Methuen Town is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Methuen Town is 51% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Methuen Town is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Methuen Town is 40% lower than the national average

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      $55,679 $83,527 $167,054
      $47,297 $70,954 $141,908
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Methuen Town median earnings by income bracket

      Methuen Town employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.3%11.3%
      Manufacturing sector12.8%12.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%20.2%
      Public administration4.9%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%6.6%
      Education, health & social services9.4%9.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Boxford, MA2,925$222,153301.6%
      Lynnfield, MA12,968$145,594163.2%
      Topsfield, MA3,046$139,077151.4%
      Wilmington, MA23,390$133,873142.0%
      Reading, MA25,236$131,515137.7%
      Methuen Town, MA50,518$83,52751.0%

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      Hoffman Estates, IL50,464$92,42367.1%
      Joplin, MO50,580$45,09118.5%
      Collierville, TN50,596$117,327112.1%
      Country Club, FL50,436$53,7042.9%
      Catalina Foothills, AZ50,631$95,58972.8%
      Methuen Town, MA50,518$83,52751.0%
      Source: The Methuen Town, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).