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Income/capita 41%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 36%
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IndexPullmanWashingtonNational
Income per capita$17,653$32,999$29,829
Median household income$27,831$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,003$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,721$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$10,367$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$6,152$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level40.8%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pullman is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pullman is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pullman is 36% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pullman is 170% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,552$27,831$55,662
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      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.

      Pullman median earnings by income bracket

      Pullman employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.5%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%8.7%
      Public administration2.6%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.2%
      Education, health & social services39.3%57.4%
      Other27.8%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Uniontown, WA377$64,37516.4%
      Colton, WA418$58,7506.2%
      Palouse, WA1,048$54,5831.3%
      Genesee, ID951$53,2503.7%
      Onaway, ID172$49,68810.2%
      Pullman, WA32,176$27,83149.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Centereach, NY32,157$95,86673.3%
      Westmont, CA32,147$29,26247.1%
      Farmers Branch, TX32,211$61,25510.7%
      Bethel Park, PA32,222$72,08330.3%
      Orillia, ON32,222n/a 
      Pullman, WA32,176$27,83149.7%
      Source: The Pullman, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).