Wantagh employment information

IndexWantaghNew YorkNational
Income per capita$49,127$32,829$28,555
Median household income$127,953$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$130,000$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$71,010$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$77,560$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$38,326$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level2.8%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wantagh is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wantagh is 139% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wantagh is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wantagh is 82% lower than the national average.

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Wantagh median earnings by income bracket

Wantagh employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.4%
Manufacturing sector4.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services12.3%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%10.5%
Public administration10.4%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.2%
Education, health & social services15.7%46.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Plandome, NY1,430$250,001367%
Hewlett Bay Park, NY397$250,001367%
Brookville, NY3,518$236,786343%
Muttontown, NY3,581$230,865332%
Roslyn Estates, NY1,194$220,000311%
Wantagh, NY19,074$127,953139%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairwood, WA19,088$93,40275%
Matteson, IL19,097$67,17026%
Lynn Haven, FL19,049$57,5298%
Clemmons, NC19,101$66,68025%
Lake Shore, MD19,045$92,82374%
Wantagh, NY19,074$127,953139%
Source: The Wantagh, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.