Olean employment information

IndexOleanNew YorkNational
Income per capita$25,403$32,829$28,555
Median household income$39,876$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,403$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,568$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$33,235$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$25,376$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level22.6%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Olean is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Olean is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Olean is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Olean is 45% higher than the national average.

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Olean median earnings by income bracket

Olean employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.1%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%16.2%
Public administration8.2%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.3%
Education, health & social services19.5%46.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rew, PA123$80,29450%
Portville, NY1,135$53,5710%
Weston Mills, NY1,346$52,2922%
Foster Brook, PA1,150$47,89310%
Limestone, NY411$46,04214%
Olean, NY14,232$39,87625%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Berea, SC14,230$29,96444%
East Highland Park, VA14,235$47,08512%
White Center, WA14,228$42,76320%
Highland Park, NJ14,224$66,41424%
Jackson, MO14,221$48,4719%
Olean, NY14,232$39,87625%
Source: The Olean, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.