Watertown employment information

IndexWatertownNew YorkNational
Income per capita$21,502$34,212$29,829
Median household income$40,623$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,652$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,022$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$29,239$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$21,023$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.2%15.5%15.1%
The Watertown, 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 Watertown is $21,502, which is 37% lower than than the New York average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,623, which is 33% lower than than the New York average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Watertown is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Watertown is 24% which is 60% higher than than the national average.

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$27,079$40,623$81,246
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 Watertown is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watertown is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watertown is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watertown is 60% higher than the national average.

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Watertown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.6%
Manufacturing sector8.2%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.2%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services19.5%18.2%
Public administration16.1%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%1.5%
Education, health & social services12.3%40.2%
Other29.4%27.7%

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Watertown, NY26,997$40,62327%

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Watertown, NY26,997$40,62327%
Source: The Watertown, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).