Lancaster employment information

Income per capita$16,884$28,912$28,555
Median household income$33,772$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,758$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,878$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$25,157$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$19,891$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate8.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level28.5%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 83% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

Lancaster employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector24.5%0.7%
Financial & insurance services2.2%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.0%15.6%
Public administration2.3%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%1.7%
Education, health & social services12.1%35.9%

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Landisville, PA1,844$97,57882%
Mount Gretna, PA157$96,25080%
East Earl, PA1,088$91,05870%
Rheems, PA1,647$85,09559%
Salunga, PA2,974$82,25654%
Lancaster, PA59,368$33,77237%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brentwood, NY59,436$69,21429%
Blaine, MN59,295$73,49637%
Reston, VA59,217$110,321106%
National City, CA59,543$39,51726%
Pontiac, MI59,658$27,63248%
Lancaster, PA59,368$33,77237%
Source: The Lancaster, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.