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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Pontiac is $15,518, which is much lower than the state average of $26,143 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Pontiac median household income is $27,632, which has shrunk by 11.46% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Pontiac residents spend 21.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.9 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #604

Pontiac, MI
15,518 USD
Michigan
26,143 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Pontiac, MI
18,253 USD
Michigan
27,763 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pontiac, MI
19,049 USD
Michigan
34,444 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pontiac, MI
17,447 USD
Michigan
22,340 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #613
Pontiac, MI
27,632 USD
Michigan
49,087 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Pontiac, MI
37,719 USD
Michigan
65,790 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #561
Pontiac, MI
-11.46%
Michigan
9.90%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income5.74%$5,965, see rank21.26%$11,86021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.22%$15,760, see rank33.02%$18,60629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income6.12%$3,512, see rank3.69%$3,2272.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.88%$18,014, see rank22.77%$21,94017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Pontiac, MI
31,565 USD
Michigan
61,684 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Pontiac, MI
43,057 USD
Michigan
78,408 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
White$29,562, see rank$52,395$56,900
Black$25,813, see rank$29,628$35,600
Hispanic$26,120, see rank$38,757$42,396
Asian$42,132, see rank$73,809$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$21,591, see rank$37,217$37,170
One Race, Other$35,357, see rank$38,363$40,300
Two or More Races$17,341, see rank$36,180$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
less than 25$11,099, see rank$21,580$25,788
25 to 44$25,464, see rank$53,327$58,398
45 to 64$35,267, see rank$59,969$65,027
65 or over$29,226, see rank$36,782$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over45,160, see rank7,893,971248,775,628
Male121,791, 48.25%, see rank48.56%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:213,608, 62.45%, see rank65.69%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian213,608, 62.45%, see rank65.61%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed310,582, 77.76%, see rank87.67%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed33,026, 22.24%, see rank12.33%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force28,183, 37.55%, see rank34.31%30.72%
Female123,369, 51.75%, see rank51.44%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:213,872, 59.36%, see rank57.48%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian213,872, 59.36%, see rank57.47%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed311,131, 80.24%, see rank89.51%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed32,741, 19.76%, see rank10.49%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force29,497, 40.64%, see rank42.52%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over21,276, 100%4,199,791141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone16,298, 76.60%, see rank82.68%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled3,474, 16.33%, see rank8.85%9.59%
Public Transportation440, 2.07%, see rank1.41%5.06%
Walked391, 1.84%, see rank2.17%2.78%
Other Means325, 1.53%, see rank1.24%1.79%
Worked at Home348, 1.64%, see rank3.64%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Pontiac, MI
21.8 minutes
Michigan
23.9 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over21,7134,293,574143,435,233
Male110,582, 48.74%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,763, 16.66%, see rank32.41%33.12%
Service Occupations22,966, 28.03%, see rank14.22%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,489, 14.07%, see rank16.58%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations234, 0.32%, see rank0.94%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,434, 13.55%, see rank7.30%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,483, 23.46%, see rank22.48%17.94%
Female111,131, 51.26%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,045, 18.37%, see rank37.15%40.04%
Service Occupations23,871, 34.78%, see rank22.79%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations23,762, 33.80%, see rank31.96%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations227, 0.24%, see rank0.31%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations221, 0.19%, see rank0.24%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,320, 11.86%, see rank7.30%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Pontiac, MIMichiganU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over21,713, 100%4,293,574143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining46, 0.21%, see rank1.32%1.96%
Construction1,596, 7.35%, see rank4.76%6.17%
Manufacturing2,823, 13.00%, see rank17.38%10.43%
Wholesale Trade247, 1.14%, see rank2.46%2.75%
Retail Trade2,635, 12.14%, see rank11.44%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities807, 3.72%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information287, 1.32%, see rank1.60%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing968, 4.46%, see rank5.51%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,053, 9.46%, see rank9.28%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance4,856, 22.36%, see rank24.13%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
3,621, 16.68%, see rank9.47%9.49%
Public Administration550, 2.53%, see rank3.73%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,224, 5.64%, see rank4.81%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Pontiac, MI%MichiganU.S.
Population in Poverty21,99737.81%, see rank16.90%15.59%
Family in Poverty4,65333.43%, see rank12.08%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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