Washington Heights employment information

IndexWashington HeightsNew YorkNational
Income per capita$29,842$32,829$28,555
Median household income$77,772$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,958$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$46,648$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$24,672$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$26,695$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level4.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Washington Heights is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Washington Heights is 45% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Washington Heights is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Washington Heights is 70% lower than the national average.

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Washington Heights median earnings by income bracket

Washington Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.4%11.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%22.5%
Public administration8.0%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services16.6%30.8%

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Monroe, NY8,493$98,86485%
Mountain Lodge Park, NY1,983$92,23572%
Walker Valley, NY606$88,57966%
Cragsmoor, NY658$85,91361%
Washington Heights, NY2,218$77,77245%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Zwolle, LA2,218$28,75046%
Helper, UT2,218$47,84111%
San Juan Bautista, CA2,219$57,7178%
Glendale, OH2,219$96,84081%
Water Mill, NY2,217$119,034123%
Washington Heights, NY2,218$77,77245%
Source: The Washington Heights, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.