Philadelphia employment information

IndexPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
Income per capita$22,451$32,829$28,555
Median household income$45,469$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,000$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,188$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$38,750$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$20,313$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.3%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Philadelphia is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Philadelphia is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Philadelphia is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Philadelphia is 5% higher than the national average.

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Philadelphia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.4%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services29.9%14.6%
Public administration6.8%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.9%52.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pamelia Center, NY294$85,24559%
Plessis, NY116$83,81357%
Great Bend, NY1,073$62,46417%
Black River, NY1,374$57,3447%
Evans Mills, NY477$55,0003%
Philadelphia, NY1,138$45,46915%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Runge, TX1,138$36,32832%
Friendship, NY1,138$29,44945%
Congress, AZ1,138$38,09429%
Carrollton, AL1,138$30,68843%
Wayne City, IL1,138$45,99014%
Philadelphia, NY1,138$45,46915%
Source: The Philadelphia, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.