Lackawanna employment information

IndexLackawannaNew YorkNational
Income per capita$20,015$34,212$29,829
Median household income$35,563$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,208$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,450$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$30,241$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$21,540$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%15.5%15.1%
The Lackawanna, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lackawanna is $20,015, which is 41% lower than than the New York average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,563, which is 41% lower than than the New York average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lackawanna is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lackawanna is 24% which is 61% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,706$35,563$71,126
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lackawanna is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lackawanna is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lackawanna is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lackawanna is 61% higher than the national average.

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Lackawanna median earnings by income bracket

Lackawanna employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%1.2%
Manufacturing sector17.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.0%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%12.7%
Public administration6.6%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%2.6%
Education, health & social services10.6%35.9%
Other30.7%26.3%

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Clarence Center, NY2,341$102,03184%
Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14358%
Orchard Park, NY3,197$85,82155%
Clarence, NY2,927$85,07854%
Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51953%
Lackawanna, NY17,992$35,56336%

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Fairhope, AL17,996$61,72312%
Wisconsin Rapids, WI17,987$35,77535%
Suwanee, GA18,001$82,46549%
Springboro, OH17,978$99,36480%
Westbrook, ME17,969$48,07413%
Lackawanna, NY17,992$35,56336%
Source: The Lackawanna, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).