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Income/capita 36%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 81%
IndexPiercetonIndianaNational
Income per capita$19,202$26,117$29,829
Median household income$47,969$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,932$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$35,288$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$21,438$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level19.4%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pierceton is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pierceton is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pierceton is 81% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pierceton is 28% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,976$47,969$95,938
      City
      $33,618$50,433$100,866
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pierceton median earnings by income bracket

      Pierceton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector47.8%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%13.0%
      Public administration1.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.0%
      Education, health & social services3.4%31.0%
      Other22.9%14.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leesburg, IN720$64,21916%
      Kimmell, IN473$61,02310%
      Winona Lake, IN5,129$57,9785%
      Tri-Lakes, IN1,242$56,5632%
      Sidney, IN98$51,2507%
      Pierceton, IN903$47,96913%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bromley, KY903$40,62527%
      Brantley, AL903$24,53756%
      Plain Dealing, LA903$37,25033%
      Lakeville, CT903$61,67911%
      Preston, MD903$66,87521%
      Pierceton, IN903$47,96913%
      Source: The Pierceton, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).