Peterborough employment information

IndexPeterboroughNew HampshireNational
Income per capita$38,801$33,821$28,555
Median household income$39,755$65,986$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,306$80,867$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,464$37,949$33,219
Median earnings male$34,333$41,976$36,116
Median earnings female$29,336$28,723$25,692
Unemployment rate0.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level6.3%8.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Peterborough is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Peterborough is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Peterborough is 91% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Peterborough is 59% lower than the national average.

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Peterborough median earnings by income bracket

Peterborough employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.7%4.7%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.0%8.8%
Public administration1.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services17.4%49.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Townsend, MA1,227$59,33311%
Antrim, NH1,384$57,9178%
Troy, NH1,454$56,0425%
Greenville, NH1,360$53,3150%
Hancock, NH209$52,5002%
Peterborough, NH2,993$39,75526%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
La Fayette, AL2,993$24,03255%
Watonga, OK2,993$47,22212%
Savanna, IL2,993$35,36034%
Midway South, TX2,994$51,1254%
Lake Pocotopaug, CT2,994$85,65860%
Peterborough, NH2,993$39,75526%
Source: The Peterborough, NH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.