Highland employment information

IndexHighlandNew YorkNational
Income per capita$29,573$32,829$28,555
Median household income$57,426$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$85,225$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,536$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$51,604$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$30,658$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Highland is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highland is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highland is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highland is 8% higher than the national average.

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Highland median earnings by income bracket

Highland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector10.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%8.2%
Public administration7.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.0%
Education, health & social services18.8%49.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hillside, NY845$145,714172%
Accord, NY765$141,902165%
Merritt Park, NY1,446$135,893154%
Salt Point, NY244$129,306142%
Staatsburg, NY470$123,393131%
Highland, NY5,315$57,4267%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Three Points, AZ5,313$35,68333%
Fellsmere, FL5,312$25,83652%
Midfield, AL5,319$37,93529%
Clover, SC5,321$45,66815%
New Martinsville, WV5,322$39,02827%
Highland, NY5,315$57,4267%
Source: The Highland, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.