Palmerton employment information

Income per capita$23,359$28,912$28,555
Median household income$44,833$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,036$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,653$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$30,816$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$23,186$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.2%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palmerton is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmerton is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmerton is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmerton is 22% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Palmerton median earnings by income bracket

Palmerton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector26.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services18.7%21.6%
Public administration1.7%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%2.1%
Education, health & social services8.8%38.2%

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Cementon, PA1,551$71,17233%
Palmerton, PA5,382$44,83316%

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Summerside, OH5,380$56,6676%
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Mila Doce, TX5,386$23,11657%
Zephyrhills West, FL5,378$36,86831%
Palmerton, PA5,382$44,83316%
Source: The Palmerton, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.