Belfast employment information

IndexBelfastNew YorkNational
Income per capita$17,372$32,829$28,555
Median household income$32,750$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,813$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,458$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$31,955$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$14,398$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level14.8%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Belfast is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Belfast is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Belfast is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Belfast is 5% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Belfast median earnings by income bracket

Belfast employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.3%1.2%
Manufacturing sector41.4%1.8%
Financial & insurance services1.4%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services3.7%13.5%
Public administration0.0%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.5%2.9%
Education, health & social services15.3%29.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dalton, NY363$71,25033%
Scio, NY460$55,0003%
Houghton, NY1,763$53,9291%
Cuba, NY1,648$45,86514%
Belmont, NY1,031$45,56815%
Belfast, NY917$32,75039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Abbottstown, PA917$57,1157%
Velda Village Hills, MO917$28,48547%
McClure, PA917$39,27627%
Afton, IA917$45,06816%
Tyronza, AR917$37,77229%
Belfast, NY917$32,75039%
Source: The Belfast, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.