The median income of Shields residents was an inflation-adjusted $28,031 per year. Shields had 2,553 households in 2017, with a population of 5,961.
The city with the highest median resident income in the state was Barton Hills. Barton Hills's median income was $106,000 per year after adjusting for inflation – $77,969 more than Shields. It had 122 households in 2017 and a population of 294.
East Lansing had the lowest annual resident income among cities in Michigan, with a median income of only $7,750 per year. That was $20,281 less than the median income in Shields at the time. East Lansing had 13,585 households in 2017 and a population of 48,281.
The table below shows the top 100 cities ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.