Fire Island employment information

IndexFire IslandNew YorkNational
Income per capita$32,962$32,829$28,555
Median household income$81,964$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$117,875$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$68,750$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$51,875$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$25,625$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate2.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fire Island is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fire Island is 53% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fire Island is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fire Island is 57% lower than the national average.

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Fire Island median earnings by income bracket

Fire Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services23.0%3.0%
Public administration8.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.9%48.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gilgo, NY264$201,413277%
Saltaire, NY81$200,417275%
Oak Beach-Captree, NY363$156,192192%
Dix Hills, NY26,969$139,583161%
Village of the Branch, NY1,965$124,063132%
Fire Island, NY319$81,96453%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maytown, AL319$41,71922%
Sandy Creek, NC319$39,16727%
Eagle Nest, NM319$51,0005%
Dillsboro, NC319$47,81311%
Aristes, PA319$58,4389%
Fire Island, NY319$81,96453%
Source: The Fire Island, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.