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Income/capita 45%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 40%
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IndexPiersonMichiganNational
Income per capita$16,374$27,549$29,829
Median household income$38,875$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,000$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$21,750$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$16,964$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pierson is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pierson is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pierson is 40% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pierson is 35% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,914$38,875$77,750
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Pierson median earnings by income bracket

      Pierson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector40.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%22.2%
      Other11.3%33.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rockford, MI6,044$60,5659.5%
      Casnovia, MI468$46,56315.8%
      Sparta, MI4,280$41,40425.2%
      Kent City, MI1,186$40,33327.1%
      Cedar Springs, MI3,617$40,08927.5%
      Pierson, MI226$38,87529.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waverly, AL226$56,2501.7%
      Caulksville, AR226$35,93835.0%
      Lead Hill, AR226$24,58355.6%
      Jewett, IL226$33,75039.0%
      McCook, IL226$50,4178.9%
      Pierson, MI226$38,87529.7%
      Source: The Pierson, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).