Forest Park employment information

IndexForest ParkSpringfieldMassachusetts
Income per capita$19,829$19,027$38,069
Median household income$41,264$35,742$70,954
Median income owner occupied$0$60,350$95,052
Median income renter occupied$0$19,232$39,116
Median earnings male$33,425$28,412$45,946
Median earnings female$22,584$23,551$32,028
Unemployment rate7.0%7.3%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a29.7%11.4%

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,825$35,742$71,484
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
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.

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  • The income per capita in Forest Park is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Park is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Park is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Park is equal to the national average.

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Forest Park median earnings by income bracket

Forest Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%0.3%
Manufacturing sector19.2%2.2%
Financial & insurance services1.2%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%12.8%
Public administration4.7%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.7%
Education, health & social services14.6%44.1%
Other26.5%23.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Simsbury, CT2,354$148,934169%
North Granby, CT1,471$130,649136%
Crystal Lake, CT2,068$109,37598%
Longmeadow, MA15,837$107,97695%
Wilbraham, MA3,916$102,55385%
Springfield, MA153,991$35,74235%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Macon-Bibb County, GA153,925$37,15033%
Hayward, CA154,507$68,13823%
Pasadena, TX153,286$48,60712%
Cary, NC155,822$94,61771%
Salinas, CA155,889$52,3385%
Springfield, MA153,991$35,74235%
Source: The Forest Park, Springfield, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).