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Income/capita 33%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 51%
IndexPolsonMontanaNational
Income per capita$20,110$27,309$29,829
Median household income$33,013$48,380$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,931$60,564$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,000$30,651$35,192
Median earnings male$24,434$31,798$36,919
Median earnings female$14,914$21,711$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level20.4%14.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Polson is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Polson is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Polson is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Polson is 35% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $22,006$33,013$66,026
      City
      $32,250$48,380$96,760
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Polson median earnings by income bracket

      Polson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services27.0%14.3%
      Public administration7.9%8.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%1.2%
      Education, health & social services10.7%46.6%
      Other26.7%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kerr, MT115$119,423116%
      Lindisfarne, MT233$78,75042%
      Big Arm, MT312$75,59037%
      Bear Dance, MT211$72,59631%
      Dayton, MT88$53,7503%
      Polson, MT4,674$33,01340%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Grange, TX4,673$37,30433%
      Marienville, PA4,673$40,62527%
      Sullivan, IL4,675$40,30327%
      Jim Thorpe, PA4,676$53,2414%
      Jonesboro, GA4,671$32,16942%
      Polson, MT4,674$33,01340%
      Source: The Polson, MT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).