Port Jefferson employment information

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Income per capita$52,351$32,829$28,555
Median household income$111,042$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$134,167$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$63,125$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$71,645$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$38,265$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Jefferson is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Jefferson is 108% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Jefferson is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Jefferson is 62% lower than the national average.

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Port Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Port Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%2.6%
Manufacturing sector8.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.1%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%7.7%
Public administration2.0%10.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%2.3%
Education, health & social services28.3%49.0%

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Port Jefferson, NY7,789$111,042108%

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Mystic Island, NJ7,792$59,59111%
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Port Jefferson, NY7,789$111,042108%
Source: The Port Jefferson, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.