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25%
Household income NAT. AVG.
51%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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In labour force NAT. AVG.
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IndexSherbrookeQuebecNational
Median household income$62,053$72,311$82,436
Unemployment rate3.1%3.7%6.4%
In labour force60.7%64.3%63.9%
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Key findings

  • The median household income in Sherbrooke is 25% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Sherbrooke is 51% lower than the national average
  • In Sherbrooke 12.6% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Sherbrooke 10.0% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Sherbrooke 1.1% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $41,364 $62,053 $124,106
      City
      $48,202 $72,311 $144,622
      State
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      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.

      Sherbrooke median earnings by income bracket

      Sherbrooke employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry3.2%
      Manufacturing sector7.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%
      Public administration3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%
      Education, health & social services16.9%
      Other16.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Orford, QC5,049$99,24520.4%
      Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, QC4,642$95,85916.3%
      Hatley, QC643$88,9467.9%
      Stoke, QC3,220$87,5996.3%
      Austin, QC1,487$87,1095.7%
      Sherbrooke, QC170,686$62,05324.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Eugene, OR170,457n/a 
      Salem, OR171,806n/a 
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      Sherbrooke, QC170,686$62,05324.7%
      Source: The Sherbrooke, QC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.