Lehighton employment information

Income per capita$20,327$28,912$28,555
Median household income$42,500$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,571$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,005$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$30,906$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$17,460$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level8.8%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lehighton is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lehighton is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lehighton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lehighton is 44% lower than the national average.

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Lehighton median earnings by income bracket

Lehighton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%25.5%
Public administration9.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.5%0.9%
Education, health & social services18.7%43.9%

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Cherryville, PA1,433$78,21446%
Hometown, PA1,395$72,02235%
Schnecksville, PA2,614$71,20233%
Lehighton, PA5,427$42,50021%

Cities with similar population

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Woodside, CA5,427$206,528286%
Brewton, AL5,426$30,50243%
Pelican Bay, FL5,426$104,01994%
St. Clair, MI5,428$50,9805%
Pawcatuck, CT5,428$51,2504%
Lehighton, PA5,427$42,50021%
Source: The Lehighton, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.