Walker Lake employment information

IndexWalker LakeNevadaNational
Income per capita$22,898$27,253$29,829
Median household income$52,292$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,786$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$2,499$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$46,250$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$37,250$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level30.2%14.9%15.1%
The Walker Lake, NV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Walker Lake is $22,898, which is 16% lower than than the Nevada average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,292, which is 2% lower than than the Nevada average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Walker Lake is 1%, which is 68% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Walker Lake is 30% which is 100% higher than than the national average.
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$34,857$52,292$104,584
City
$35,392$53,094$106,188
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Walker Lake is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Walker Lake is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Walker Lake is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Walker Lake is 100% higher than the national average.

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Walker Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.0%6.5%
Public administration25.0%28.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.5%29.9%
Other55.0%35.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hawthorne, NV2,812$35,17936%
Walker Lake, NV407$52,2925%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Birdseye, IN407$32,91740%
Kasilof, AK407$53,8593%
Terral, OK407$34,79237%
Newfolden, MN407$51,7057%
Pacific Junction, IA407$41,98524%
Walker Lake, NV407$52,2925%
Source: The Walker Lake, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).