Plains employment information

IndexPlainsPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$27,503$30,137$29,829
Median household income$43,661$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,723$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,244$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$32,141$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$28,095$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.5%13.3%15.1%
The Plains, PA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Plains is $27,503, which is 9% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 8% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,661, which is 20% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Plains is 3%, which is 32% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Plains is 11% which is 24% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,104$43,661$87,322
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Plains is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Plains is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Plains is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Plains is 24% lower than the national average.

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Plains median earnings by income bracket

Plains employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%12.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%17.3%
Public administration8.9%0.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.5%0.4%
Education, health & social services13.9%40.4%
Other23.8%19.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bear Creek Village, PA307$123,333123%
Upper Exeter, PA814$90,20863%
Laflin, PA1,559$81,94448%
Dallas, PA2,787$78,66142%
Clarks Summit, PA5,041$74,30434%
Plains, PA3,615$43,66121%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Paulding, OH3,615$44,19120%
Lowell, NC3,616$48,02413%
Mission Hills, CA3,616$85,05254%
Shannon Hills, AR3,614$58,1555%
Dixmoor, IL3,614$43,88221%
Plains, PA3,615$43,66121%
Source: The Plains, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).