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IndexPortage la PrairieManitobaNational
Median household income$89,123$81,281$82,436
Unemployment rate2.3%4.6%6.4%
In labour force63.7%65.3%63.9%
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Key findings

  • The median household income in Portage la Prairie is 8% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Portage la Prairie is 64% lower than the national average
  • In Portage la Prairie 9.3% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Portage la Prairie 11.3% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Portage la Prairie 0.9% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $59,409 $89,123 $178,246
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      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Portage la Prairie median earnings by income bracket

      Portage la Prairie employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry4.3%
      Manufacturing sector5.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%
      Public administration5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%
      Education, health & social services17.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Long Plain (Part) 6, MB1,364$29,35064.4%
      Dakota Tipi 1, MB175$28,99764.8%
      Dakota Plains 6A, MB68$27,61066.5%
      Portage la Prairie, MB7,102$89,1238.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fort Myers Beach, FL7,102n/a 
      Pinson, AL7,108n/a 
      Glenolden, PA7,094n/a 
      East Shoreham, NY7,090n/a 
      Inverness Highlands South, FL7,114n/a 
      Portage la Prairie, MB7,102$89,1238.1%
      Source: The Portage la Prairie, MB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.