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Income/capita 13%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 31%
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IndexWakefield-PeacedaleRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$33,746$31,904$29,829
Median household income$66,711$58,387$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,718$82,124$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,375$31,519$35,192
Median earnings male$37,197$39,186$36,919
Median earnings female$25,724$28,429$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%13.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wakefield-Peacedale is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Wakefield-Peacedale is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wakefield-Peacedale is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wakefield-Peacedale is 5% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,469$66,711$133,422
      City
      $38,920$58,387$116,774
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Wakefield-Peacedale median earnings by income bracket

      Wakefield-Peacedale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector6.0%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%15.1%
      Public administration3.8%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.3%
      Education, health & social services25.2%39.5%
      Other34.1%32.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carolina, RI754$94,33370.5%
      Ashaway, RI1,111$90,65563.9%
      Kingston, RI6,891$76,25037.8%
      Hope Valley, RI1,788$70,47427.4%
      Tiverton, RI7,486$68,47723.8%
      Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,904$66,71120.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coaticook, QC8,901n/a 
      Crestline, CA8,900$49,9869.6%
      Westgate, FL8,898$28,30848.8%
      Citrus Springs, FL8,912$46,80415.4%
      Craig, CO8,913$50,5678.6%
      Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,904$66,71120.6%
      Source: The Wakefield-Peacedale, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).