Income/capita 86%
Household income 90%
Unemployment 52%
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IndexWhitefish BayWisconsinNational
Income per capita$55,344$29,253$29,829
Median household income$105,156$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$117,961$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,826$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$73,797$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$43,297$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level4.3%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Whitefish Bay is 86% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Whitefish Bay is 90% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Whitefish Bay is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Whitefish Bay is 72% lower than the national average

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      Whitefish Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector14.7%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services14.0%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%10.4%
      Public administration2.1%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%1.5%
      Education, health & social services16.0%42.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      River Hills, WI1,548$151,111173.1%
      Elm Grove, WI6,085$119,512116.0%
      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854105.8%
      Mequon, WI23,663$104,69189.2%
      Bayside, WI4,428$99,00079.0%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Washington, KY14,088$60,7879.9%
      Chaparral, NM14,095$25,48553.9%
      Fort Payne, AL14,101$38,44530.5%
      Reidsville, NC14,107$35,59935.7%
      Red Bluff, CA14,065$30,31145.2%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690.1%
      Source: The Whitefish Bay, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).