Plattsburgh employment information

IndexPlattsburghNew YorkNational
Income per capita$21,494$32,829$28,555
Median household income$34,460$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,472$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,136$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$17,541$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$11,918$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level23.8%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Plattsburgh is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Plattsburgh is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Plattsburgh is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Plattsburgh is 53% higher than the national average.

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Plattsburgh median earnings by income bracket

Plattsburgh employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.7%1.0%
Manufacturing sector12.0%1.2%
Financial & insurance services2.4%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%16.9%
Public administration9.8%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%2.6%
Education, health & social services18.8%43.1%

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West Chazy, NY893$62,81317%
Morrisonville, NY1,730$60,27813%
Plattsburgh, NY19,840$34,46036%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ypsilanti, MI19,844$32,14840%
Williston, ND19,849$83,75057%
Lake Zurich, IL19,849$108,294102%
Mead Valley, CA19,851$41,96222%
Cartersville, GA19,858$46,90912%
Plattsburgh, NY19,840$34,46036%
Source: The Plattsburgh, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.