Chambersburg employment information

IndexChambersburgPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$22,278$30,137$29,829
Median household income$42,432$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,656$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,185$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$30,427$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$22,121$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%13.3%15.1%
The Chambersburg, PA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Chambersburg is $22,278, which is 26% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 25% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,432, which is 23% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 23% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chambersburg is 5%, which is 7% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chambersburg is 23% which is 52% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,285$42,432$84,864
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Chambersburg is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chambersburg is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chambersburg is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chambersburg is 52% higher than the national average.

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Chambersburg median earnings by income bracket

Chambersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%0.3%
Manufacturing sector15.8%2.3%
Financial & insurance services1.9%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%15.8%
Public administration5.5%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%3.4%
Education, health & social services14.8%41.3%
Other27.8%25.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Guilford, PA3,066$90,74064%
Carroll Valley, PA3,916$89,23661%
Marion, PA661$69,55926%
Wayne Heights, PA2,545$60,81210%
State Line, PA2,619$59,8398%
Chambersburg, PA20,576$42,43223%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ypsilanti, MI20,577$33,05540%
South El Monte, CA20,566$42,46023%
Arvin, CA20,562$36,52434%
Union City, GA20,560$35,22936%
Sapulpa, OK20,546$43,96121%
Chambersburg, PA20,576$42,43223%
Source: The Chambersburg, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).