Washington employment information

IndexWashingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$20,709$30,137$29,829
Median household income$36,512$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,444$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,422$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$25,837$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$18,327$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.2%13.3%15.1%
The Washington, PA 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 Washington is $20,709, which is 31% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 31% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,512, which is 33% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Washington is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Washington is 22% which is 47% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,338$36,512$73,024
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
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 Washington is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Washington is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Washington is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Washington is 47% higher than the national average.

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Washington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.4%
Manufacturing sector10.9%0.7%
Financial & insurance services1.9%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%14.0%
Public administration3.6%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.8%
Education, health & social services19.2%40.9%
Other32.4%31.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Upper St. Clair, PA19,521$110,417100%
Southview, PA105$105,16790%
McMurray, PA4,909$105,06690%
Thompsonville, PA3,632$96,45874%
Muse, PA2,705$85,20854%
Washington, PA13,693$36,51234%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cayce, SC13,684$45,59918%
Hockessin, DE13,702$117,346112%
Livingston, CA13,703$55,2260%
River Ridge, LA13,706$63,63615%
Teays Valley, WV13,706$73,84633%
Washington, PA13,693$36,51234%
Source: The Washington, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).