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Income/capita 40%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 36%
IndexPonderayIdahoNational
Income per capita$17,760$24,280$29,829
Median household income$29,792$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,227$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,464$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$22,614$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$14,643$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ponderay is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ponderay is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ponderay is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ponderay is 33% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,859$29,792$59,584
      City
      $32,779$49,174$98,348
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ponderay median earnings by income bracket

      Ponderay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.0%4.6%
      Manufacturing sector13.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services35.5%26.9%
      Public administration5.5%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%8.1%
      Education, health & social services2.0%22.3%
      Other20.0%30.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hope, ID44$62,91714%
      Dover, ID709$57,3754%
      Kootenai, ID934$49,16711%
      East Hope, ID180$48,33313%
      Sandpoint, ID7,698$34,66237%
      Ponderay, ID965$29,79246%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Windsor village, IL965$49,28611%
      Harrison, IL965$32,41441%
      Hulmeville, PA965$78,33342%
      Beaumont, MS964$31,37543%
      Apple Valley, UT966$63,02114%
      Ponderay, ID965$29,79246%
      Source: The Ponderay, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).