Oswego employment information

IndexOswegoNew YorkNational
Income per capita$23,541$32,829$28,555
Median household income$39,466$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,265$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,315$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$31,701$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$17,637$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level28.1%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oswego is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oswego is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oswego is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oswego is 80% higher than the national average.

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Oswego median earnings by income bracket

Oswego employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%9.9%
Public administration7.2%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%0.7%
Education, health & social services20.8%47.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Minetto, NY979$65,22122%
Fair Haven, NY746$54,6672%
Mexico, NY1,765$51,4674%
Hannibal, NY632$50,8335%
Red Creek, NY629$46,25014%
Oswego, NY18,119$39,46626%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cary, IL18,115$104,34395%
Manchester, MO18,125$81,48952%
Tumwater, WA18,128$62,25816%
White Oak, MD18,101$63,37819%
Frankfort, IL18,100$110,829107%
Oswego, NY18,119$39,46626%
Source: The Oswego, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.