Dickson City employment information

IndexDickson CityPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$25,369$30,137$29,829
Median household income$40,833$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,232$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,719$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$30,563$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$30,805$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.7%13.3%15.1%
The Dickson City, 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 Dickson City is $25,369, which is 16% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,833, which is 26% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Dickson City is 5%, which is 1% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Dickson City is 14% which is 9% lower than than the national average.

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$27,219$40,833$81,666
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.

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  • The income per capita in Dickson City is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dickson City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dickson City is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dickson City is 9% lower than the national average.

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Dickson City median earnings by income bracket

Dickson City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.3%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services25.4%19.8%
Public administration8.6%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%0.9%
Education, health & social services14.5%34.8%
Other17.6%21.5%

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Dickson City, PA5,970$40,83326%

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Source: The Dickson City, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).