Riverhead employment information

IndexRiverheadNew YorkNational
Income per capita$26,065$32,829$28,555
Median household income$53,403$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$71,744$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,945$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$33,618$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$26,115$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Riverhead is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Riverhead is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Riverhead is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Riverhead is 19% lower than the national average.

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Riverhead median earnings by income bracket

Riverhead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%1.1%
Manufacturing sector4.0%3.4%
Financial & insurance services0.6%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services22.4%25.1%
Public administration5.3%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%1.8%
Education, health & social services10.2%31.0%

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Wading River, NY7,694$109,164104%
Riverhead, NY14,354$53,4030%

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Riverhead, NY14,354$53,4030%
Source: The Riverhead, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.