Porter employment information

IndexPorterIndianaNational
Income per capita$34,357$26,117$29,829
Median household income$90,590$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,250$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,214$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$60,455$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$20,140$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%15.0%15.1%
The Porter, IN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Porter is $34,357, which is 32% higher than than the Indiana average and 15% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $90,590, which is 80% higher than than the Indiana average and 64% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Porter is 4%, which is 19% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Porter is 10% which is 33% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$60,387$90,590$181,180
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Porter is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Porter is 64% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Porter is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Porter is 33% lower than the national average.

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Porter median earnings by income bracket

Porter employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%1.9%
Manufacturing sector25.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.2%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%14.7%
Public administration1.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%1.2%
Education, health & social services9.1%48.6%
Other27.7%21.4%

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Shorewood Forest, IN2,580$102,00084%
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Winfield, IN5,233$93,57169%
Long Beach, IN1,090$91,04265%
Porter, IN4,873$90,59064%

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Grayson Valley, AL4,872$49,39011%
Lely Resort, FL4,874$58,3215%
West Sayville, NY4,875$97,98177%
Whiting, IN4,870$51,5447%
Colona, IL4,876$61,87512%
Porter, IN4,873$90,59064%
Source: The Porter, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).