Port Carbon employment information

IndexPort CarbonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$22,627$28,912$28,555
Median household income$42,500$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,713$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,347$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$32,333$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$22,869$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.0%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Carbon is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Carbon is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Carbon is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Carbon is 55% lower than the national average.

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Port Carbon median earnings by income bracket

Port Carbon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector32.7%0.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%22.5%
Public administration4.9%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services16.0%50.4%

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Grier City, PA360$76,98544%
Mohrsville, PA581$73,20737%
Hometown, PA1,395$72,02235%
Numidia, PA248$69,68830%
Edenburg, PA809$67,50026%
Port Carbon, PA1,884$42,50021%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Murphys, CA1,884$46,88512%
Sulligent, AL1,884$30,59943%
Guttenberg, IA1,884$37,89829%
Toquerville, UT1,884$50,2276%
Kahoka, MO1,885$35,39834%
Port Carbon, PA1,884$42,50021%
Source: The Port Carbon, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.