Ghent employment information

IndexGhentNew YorkNational
Income per capita$30,970$32,829$28,555
Median household income$54,883$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$79,500$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$62,784$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$35,804$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level7.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ghent is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ghent is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ghent is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ghent is 52% lower than the national average.

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Ghent median earnings by income bracket

Ghent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services38.4%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services19.6%100.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Niverville, NY1,688$87,73164%
Kinderhook, NY1,463$83,51656%
Copake Lake, NY593$81,25052%
Claverack-Red Mills, NY776$71,87534%
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,337$67,41726%
Ghent, NY430$54,8833%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Albion, IA430$53,7501%
Humboldt, IL430$44,68816%
Morgan Heights, CO430$81,71953%
Fort Washington, CA430$92,56673%
Portland, AR430$32,50039%
Ghent, NY430$54,8833%
Source: The Ghent, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.