Income/capita 10%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 45%
Income per capita$26,722$26,117$29,829
Median household income$56,071$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,977$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,857$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$45,250$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$22,986$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.4%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wakarusa is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wakarusa is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wakarusa is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wakarusa is 58% lower than the national average

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      Wakarusa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%4.7%
      Manufacturing sector30.1%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%13.3%
      Public administration5.3%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.5%
      Education, health & social services6.3%33.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Granger, IN30,819$93,82570%
      Leesburg, IN720$64,21916%
      Dunlap, IN6,206$63,99316%
      Osceola, IN2,468$60,4589%
      Indian Village, IN150$55,0001%
      Wakarusa, IN2,030$56,0711%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
      Great Falls, SC2,030$29,78846%
      Cordova, AL2,030$20,91762%
      Port Barre, LA2,030$24,89655%
      Cameron, WI2,029$42,34123%
      Wakarusa, IN2,030$56,0711%
      Source: The Wakarusa, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).