Lykens employment information

Income per capita$21,753$28,912$28,555
Median household income$42,578$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,700$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,875$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$37,788$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$22,596$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level15.5%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lykens is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lykens is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lykens is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lykens is equal to the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lykens median earnings by income bracket

Lykens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.6%
Manufacturing sector28.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.2%9.6%
Public administration11.9%11.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.7%0.9%
Education, health & social services5.6%27.2%

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Orwin, PA291$82,25054%
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Sand Hill, PA2,246$67,91727%
Jonestown borough, PA1,603$62,85718%
Fort Indiantown Gap, PA76$62,01416%
Lykens, PA1,631$42,57820%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rural Retreat, VA1,631$50,5006%
Monrovia, IN1,631$48,4039%
Mill Hall, PA1,631$43,38519%
Castlewood, VA1,631$25,04853%
Olivet, MI1,631$41,90522%
Lykens, PA1,631$42,57820%
Source: The Lykens, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.