Income/capita 53%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 72%
Income per capita$14,125$27,598$29,829
Median household income$36,375$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,750$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,942$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$32,969$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$18,077$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level22.5%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wausau is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wausau is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wausau is 72% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wausau is 49% higher than the national average

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      Wausau employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.0%6.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%22.0%
      Public administration11.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services1.1%37.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vernon, FL760$36,57134%
      Chipley, FL3,560$32,79041%
      Cottondale, FL753$27,70850%
      Bonifay, FL2,760$25,17954%
      Alford, FL636$25,00055%
      Wausau, FL515$36,37534%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newburg, MO515$18,88966%
      Lindcove, CA515$43,50021%
      Butler, KY515$28,08849%
      Kent Narrows, MD515$88,75060%
      Polkville, NC515$33,94739%
      Wausau, FL515$36,37534%
      Source: The Wausau, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).