Income/capita 15%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 5%
Income per capita$25,353$27,549$29,829
Median household income$44,808$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,714$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,999$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$35,889$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$24,861$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westland is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Westland is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westland is 5% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westland is 1% lower than the national average

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      Westland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector24.6%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%15.0%
      Public administration2.5%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.9%
      Education, health & social services8.5%31.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528120%
      Bingham Farms, MI1,112$113,333105%
      Beverly Hills, MI10,450$108,21496%
      Pleasant Ridge, MI2,562$107,65695%
      Westland, MI82,218$44,80819%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mission, TX82,200$43,48021%
      Longview, TX82,184$44,30420%
      Town 'n' Country, FL82,554$50,9978%
      Warwick, RI81,881$66,60220%
      Redwood City, CA82,595$90,46164%
      Westland, MI82,218$44,80819%
      Source: The Westland, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).