Luzerne employment information

Income per capita$21,292$28,912$28,555
Median household income$33,491$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,236$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,954$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$34,780$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$21,506$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate4.9%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level21.5%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Luzerne is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Luzerne is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Luzerne is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Luzerne is 38% higher than the national average.

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Luzerne median earnings by income bracket

Luzerne employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector20.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.0%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services36.9%23.0%
Public administration7.2%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.1%29.2%

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Clarks Green, PA1,387$75,83342%
Mountain Top, PA11,182$73,07837%
Luzerne, PA2,843$33,49137%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Strasburg, PA2,843$61,11814%
Norway, MI2,843$42,19521%
North Catasauqua, PA2,844$52,7721%
Florida, NY2,842$81,14652%
Littleton Common, MA2,845$87,81364%
Luzerne, PA2,843$33,49137%
Source: The Luzerne, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.