Troy employment information

IndexTroyNew YorkNational
Income per capita$21,919$34,212$29,829
Median household income$39,847$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,340$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,271$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$27,048$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level25.5%15.5%15.1%
The Troy, NY 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 Troy is $21,919, which is 36% lower than than the New York average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $39,847, which is 34% lower than than the New York average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Troy is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Troy is 25% which is 69% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,562$39,847$79,694
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
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 Troy is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Troy is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Troy is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Troy is 69% higher than the national average.

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Troy median earnings by income bracket

Troy employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.1%
Financial & insurance services1.6%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%10.5%
Public administration8.3%10.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%1.7%
Education, health & social services21.8%39.3%
Other23.3%28.1%

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Voorheesville, NY2,822$87,78159%
West Sand Lake, NY2,872$86,17456%
Troy, NY49,881$39,84728%

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Saginaw, MI49,892$28,87148%
Country Club, FL49,815$43,07822%
Bonita Springs, FL49,807$58,4156%
Cerritos, CA49,797$95,37372%
North Bethesda, MD49,971$103,91688%
Troy, NY49,881$39,84728%
Source: The Troy, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).