McKeesport employment information

IndexMcKeesportPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$18,284$30,137$29,829
Median household income$26,271$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,472$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,177$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$24,821$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$20,569$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.3%13.3%15.1%
The McKeesport, PA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in McKeesport is $18,284, which is 39% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 39% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,271, which is 52% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 53% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in McKeesport is 9%, which is 84% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in McKeesport is 33% which is 121% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,512$26,271$52,542
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in McKeesport is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in McKeesport is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in McKeesport is 84% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in McKeesport is 121% higher than the national average.

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McKeesport median earnings by income bracket

McKeesport employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.3%
Manufacturing sector15.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%13.7%
Public administration4.4%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.6%3.2%
Education, health & social services17.3%44.4%
Other22.7%26.0%

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Ben Avon Heights, PA349$148,750169%
Fox Chapel, PA5,392$148,553169%
Thornburg, PA449$136,000146%
Rosslyn Farms, PA465$128,750133%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,521$110,417100%
McKeesport, PA19,529$26,27153%

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Castaic, CA19,529$107,20094%
Bryant, AR19,529$62,30213%
Clemmons, NC19,536$67,78323%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,521$110,417100%
Papillion, NE19,520$77,33940%
McKeesport, PA19,529$26,27153%
Source: The McKeesport, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).