Lamar employment information

Income per capita$23,005$28,912$28,555
Median household income$37,143$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,347$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,250$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$30,592$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$32,917$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate1.7%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.9%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lamar is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lamar is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lamar is 71% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lamar is 24% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lamar median earnings by income bracket

Lamar employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.0%4.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%1.9%
Public administration9.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%9.5%
Education, health & social services12.5%27.6%

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Coburn, PA109$55,3133%
Rauchtown, PA699$54,5832%
Lamar, PA623$37,14331%

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Gibson, GA623$26,25051%
Russellville, OH623$35,67333%
Lamar, PA623$37,14331%
Source: The Lamar, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.