Port Townsend employment information

IndexPort TownsendWashingtonNational
Income per capita$32,140$32,999$29,829
Median household income$44,753$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,767$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,762$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$32,383$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$25,897$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%12.7%15.1%
The Port Townsend, WA 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 Port Townsend is $32,140, which is 3% lower than than the Washington average and 8% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $44,753, which is 29% lower than than the Washington average and 19% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Port Townsend is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Port Townsend is 13% which is 11% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$29,832$44,753$89,506
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
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 Port Townsend is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Townsend is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Townsend is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Townsend is 11% lower than the national average.

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Port Townsend median earnings by income bracket

Port Townsend employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%0.8%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.6%
Financial & insurance services2.0%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.7%10.7%
Public administration7.8%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services12.9%38.3%
Other36.2%30.4%

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Port Ludlow, WA2,490$67,50022%
Marrowstone, WA1,152$60,2239%
Port Townsend, WA9,286$44,75319%

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Pecos, TX9,285$51,3647%
Sugar Grove, IL9,288$104,75489%
Brewer, ME9,284$56,1281%
Rockingham, NC9,289$31,69843%
Greenwood, AR9,296$57,1503%
Port Townsend, WA9,286$44,75319%
Source: The Port Townsend, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).