Hershey employment information

Income per capita$35,426$28,912$28,555
Median household income$54,118$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$88,162$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$37,076$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$45,982$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$25,433$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level17.9%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hershey is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hershey is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hershey is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hershey is 15% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Hershey median earnings by income bracket

Hershey employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%0.2%
Manufacturing sector4.3%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.5%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%8.1%
Public administration6.2%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.0%
Education, health & social services33.6%51.1%

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Hershey, PA14,172$54,1181%
Source: The Hershey, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.