Tamaqua employment information

Income per capita$18,549$28,912$28,555
Median household income$32,319$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,205$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,561$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$30,625$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$18,071$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level24.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tamaqua is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tamaqua is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tamaqua is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tamaqua is 56% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Tamaqua median earnings by income bracket

Tamaqua employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%1.7%
Manufacturing sector30.4%2.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%14.4%
Public administration0.7%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%2.7%
Education, health & social services4.8%30.4%

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New Tripoli, PA745$66,13624%
Landingville, PA104$65,75023%
Tamaqua, PA6,994$32,31940%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Stratford, NJ6,997$66,32524%
Fayetteville, TN6,991$30,48843%
Russellville, KY6,998$30,60643%
Umatilla, OR6,998$44,03818%
Longboat Key, FL7,003$84,40358%
Tamaqua, PA6,994$32,31940%
Source: The Tamaqua, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.