Income/capita 13%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 45%
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IndexWhite Bear LakeMinnesotaNational
Income per capita$33,715$33,225$29,829
Median household income$63,916$63,217$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,054$77,618$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,461$34,348$35,192
Median earnings male$41,915$40,933$36,919
Median earnings female$30,202$29,114$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in White Bear Lake is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in White Bear Lake is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in White Bear Lake is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in White Bear Lake is 60% lower than the national average

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      White Bear Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%10.8%
      Public administration4.3%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services10.4%39.1%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sunfish Lake, MN608$175,625217.5%
      Dellwood, MN1,206$171,250209.6%
      North Oaks, MN4,832$149,507170.2%
      Pine Springs, MN429$123,750123.7%
      Gem Lake, MN463$118,750114.7%
      White Bear Lake, MN24,992$63,91615.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Prior Lake, MN24,997$101,12882.8%
      Hastings, NE24,983$46,90315.2%
      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193.2%
      Paducah, KY25,010$33,57439.3%
      Hercules, CA25,011$103,04486.3%
      White Bear Lake, MN24,992$63,91615.5%
      Source: The White Bear Lake, MN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).