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Income/capita 49%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 65%
IndexWhittemoreMichiganNational
Income per capita$15,187$27,549$29,829
Median household income$28,167$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,889$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,000$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$20,962$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate7.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level37.5%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Whittemore is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Whittemore is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Whittemore is 65% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Whittemore is 148% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,776$28,167$56,334
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      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.

      Whittemore median earnings by income bracket

      Whittemore employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%5.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%9.3%
      Wholesale & retail services28.6%21.3%
      Public administration4.3%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%4.0%
      Education, health & social services2.9%28.0%
      Other31.4%14.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sterling, MI575$37,38632%
      Tawas City, MI1,852$37,32133%
      Sand Lake, MI1,496$36,80033%
      Sand Lake village, MI567$36,66734%
      Twining, MI185$33,12540%
      Whittemore, MI467$28,16749%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Erskine, MN467$35,89335%
      Craigmont, ID467$39,65928%
      Cobb, WI467$53,3933%
      Joppa, AL467$22,57159%
      Lanagan, MO467$29,58347%
      Whittemore, MI467$28,16749%
      Source: The Whittemore, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).