Income/capita 24%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 43%
Income per capita$22,546$26,117$29,829
Median household income$28,438$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,712$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,750$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$27,386$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$18,824$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shoals is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shoals is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shoals is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shoals is 30% higher than the national average

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      Shoals employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.6%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%13.9%
      Public administration3.5%11.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%2.4%
      Education, health & social services12.5%46.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burns City, IN158$95,58373%
      Cannelburg, IN164$67,75022%
      Williams, IN458$41,60725%
      Montgomery, IN345$41,50025%
      Loogootee, IN2,665$40,00028%
      Shoals, IN808$28,43849%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Philip, SD808$33,36540%
      Emmonak, AK808$43,59421%
      Theresa, NY808$53,5713%
      Bradford, VT808$38,84630%
      Neopit, WI808$28,55848%
      Shoals, IN808$28,43849%
      Source: The Shoals, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).