Ithaca employment information

IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
Income per capita$16,718$32,829$28,555
Median household income$30,318$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,307$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,677$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$8,854$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$7,754$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level45.5%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ithaca is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ithaca is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ithaca is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ithaca is 192% higher than the national average.

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Ithaca median earnings by income bracket

Ithaca employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%0.1%
Manufacturing sector4.5%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.0%7.8%
Public administration2.7%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.2%
Education, health & social services49.4%56.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cortland West, NY1,350$83,55056%
Cayuga Heights, NY3,756$78,41347%
South Hill, NY6,380$65,31322%
Newfield Hamlet, NY659$62,54517%
Candor, NY722$61,75015%
Ithaca, NY30,399$30,31843%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Miami Lakes, FL30,396$65,26922%
Des Moines, WA30,403$58,3089%
Chicago Heights, IL30,410$44,27217%
Clearfield, UT30,361$48,15810%
North Royalton, OH30,353$69,12629%
Ithaca, NY30,399$30,31843%
Source: The Ithaca, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.