Sharptown employment information

IndexSharptownMarylandNational
Income per capita$28,236$37,756$29,829
Median household income$59,219$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,170$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,292$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$31,588$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$32,778$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%9.9%15.1%
The Sharptown, MD 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 Sharptown is $28,236, which is 25% lower than than the Maryland average and 5% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $59,219, which is 22% lower than than the Maryland average and 7% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sharptown is 6%, which is 26% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sharptown is 10% which is 35% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$39,475$59,219$118,438
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
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 Sharptown is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sharptown is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sharptown is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sharptown is 35% lower than the national average.

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Sharptown median earnings by income bracket

Sharptown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.9%2.1%
Manufacturing sector14.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%6.4%
Public administration9.3%8.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%4.3%
Education, health & social services7.3%36.9%
Other8.9%30.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Choptank, MD213$75,06936%
Parsonsburg, MD250$70,43627%
Preston, MD903$66,87521%
Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
Eldorado, MD58$63,75015%
Sharptown, MD918$59,2197%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maxwell, CA918$59,1257%
Burr Oak, MI918$45,86517%
Ider, AL918$36,59134%
Meigs, GA918$21,50061%
Poestenkill, NY918$69,62526%
Sharptown, MD918$59,2197%
Source: The Sharptown, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).