Palmer Town employment information

IndexPalmer TownMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$26,778$36,441$28,555
Median household income$51,846$67,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,770$91,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,250$37,165$33,219
Median earnings male$39,941$44,611$36,116
Median earnings female$26,228$31,498$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.3%11.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palmer Town is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmer Town is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmer Town is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmer Town is 34% lower than the national average.

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Palmer Town median earnings by income bracket

Palmer Town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.3%0.8%
Financial & insurance services5.4%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%15.9%
Public administration3.2%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%4.1%
Education, health & social services15.3%40.5%

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Palmer Town, MA12,155$51,8463%

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Lumberton, TX12,153$62,16616%
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Andrews, TX12,160$60,57913%
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Palmer Town, MA12,155$51,8463%
Source: The Palmer Town, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.