Dunkirk employment information

IndexDunkirkNew YorkNational
Income per capita$20,385$32,829$28,555
Median household income$37,930$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,675$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,697$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$27,681$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$23,888$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level24.6%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dunkirk is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dunkirk is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dunkirk is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dunkirk is 58% higher than the national average.

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Dunkirk median earnings by income bracket

Dunkirk employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector34.3%3.3%
Financial & insurance services1.1%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%14.1%
Public administration7.5%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%0.5%
Education, health & social services13.6%42.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farnham, NY374$60,79514%
Lake Erie Beach, NY4,068$60,20613%
Sunset Bay, NY750$56,2505%
Cassadaga, NY600$52,9171%
Forestville, NY791$49,1918%
Dunkirk, NY12,386$37,93029%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Woodward, OK12,389$54,1331%
Calera, AL12,376$61,48115%
Luling, LA12,375$62,17616%
Okmulgee, OK12,398$28,10147%
Irondale, AL12,399$48,36110%
Dunkirk, NY12,386$37,93029%
Source: The Dunkirk, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.