New Kensington employment information

IndexNew KensingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$21,798$28,912$28,555
Median household income$36,555$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,941$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,066$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$33,711$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$22,969$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.8%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Kensington is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Kensington is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Kensington is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Kensington is 53% higher than the national average.

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New Kensington median earnings by income bracket

New Kensington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.3%
Manufacturing sector20.9%0.7%
Financial & insurance services2.0%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%17.6%
Public administration3.0%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%1.0%
Education, health & social services14.8%34.5%

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Nixon, PA1,373$84,02857%
Allison Park, PA20,867$80,57251%
New Kensington, PA12,959$36,55532%

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Black Forest, CO12,959$105,76098%
Lockhart, TX12,966$47,85911%
Grenada, MS12,951$29,28645%
Joppatowne, MD12,948$71,17433%
Phelan, CA12,947$53,0931%
New Kensington, PA12,959$36,55532%
Source: The New Kensington, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.