Rensselaer employment information

IndexRensselaerNew YorkNational
Income per capita$28,156$32,829$28,555
Median household income$48,314$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,634$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,696$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$36,229$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$27,853$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level20.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rensselaer is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rensselaer is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rensselaer is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rensselaer is 29% higher than the national average.

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Rensselaer median earnings by income bracket

Rensselaer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.0%11.5%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%16.6%
Public administration12.0%9.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%3.2%
Education, health & social services11.5%32.4%

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Rensselaer, NY9,476$48,31410%

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Orange Cove, CA9,473$27,45049%
Bethel, CT9,471$72,82436%
Rensselaer, NY9,476$48,31410%
Source: The Rensselaer, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.