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Income/capita 24%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 45%
IndexZeelandMichiganNational
Income per capita$22,523$27,549$29,829
Median household income$39,448$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,167$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,108$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$36,807$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$25,778$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Zeeland is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Zeeland is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Zeeland is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Zeeland is 1% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,296$39,448$78,896
      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.

      Zeeland median earnings by income bracket

      Zeeland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.2%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%15.8%
      Public administration0.0%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.0%35.2%
      Other17.6%24.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Byron Center, MI6,840$67,09021%
      Saugatuck, MI942$60,87010%
      Jenison, MI17,461$59,6408%
      Hudsonville, MI7,278$56,7113%
      Grandville, MI15,842$55,4400%
      Zeeland, MI5,595$39,44829%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wellston, OH5,595$39,39829%
      Elburn, IL5,594$96,89675%
      Newmarket, NH5,597$57,2293%
      Clover, SC5,593$45,83317%
      Alma, AR5,599$46,10317%
      Zeeland, MI5,595$39,44829%
      Source: The Zeeland, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).