Allentown employment information

IndexAllentownNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$41,575$36,359$28,555
Median household income$102,250$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$113,884$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$42,500$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$61,071$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$42,721$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level2.8%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Allentown is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Allentown is 91% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Allentown is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Allentown is 82% lower than the national average.

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Allentown median earnings by income bracket

Allentown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.4%
Manufacturing sector9.9%2.3%
Financial & insurance services7.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.3%9.5%
Public administration10.5%11.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%5.4%
Education, health & social services12.9%34.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodside, PA2,714$151,000182%
Cranbury, NJ2,347$145,781173%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,444$130,455144%
Heathcote, NJ5,668$119,911124%
Princeton, NJ28,940$116,875119%
Allentown, NJ1,828$102,25091%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bay Springs, MS1,828$27,07149%
Crane, MO1,828$28,08347%
Kent Acres, DE1,828$70,31331%
Mount Holly Springs, PA1,828$46,92112%
Hatch, NM1,830$29,30845%
Allentown, NJ1,828$102,25091%
Source: The Allentown, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.