Harrisburg employment information

Income per capita$18,559$28,912$28,555
Median household income$32,476$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,093$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,901$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$26,146$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$21,910$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate10.4%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level33.9%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harrisburg is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harrisburg is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 78% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harrisburg is 117% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Harrisburg median earnings by income bracket

Harrisburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%0.8%
Manufacturing sector10.9%0.7%
Financial & insurance services4.1%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%9.9%
Public administration11.3%12.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services11.3%31.8%

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Bainbridge, PA1,689$83,06555%
Paxtonia, PA4,896$77,50045%
Harrisburg, PA49,297$32,47639%

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Burien, WA49,291$52,1403%
Huntersville, NC49,279$85,25859%
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,316$49,1888%
Coral Gables, FL49,319$93,59075%
Doral, FL49,363$72,62336%
Harrisburg, PA49,297$32,47639%
Source: The Harrisburg, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.