Watervliet employment information

IndexWatervlietNew YorkNational
Income per capita$25,225$34,212$29,829
Median household income$48,994$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,606$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,672$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$33,710$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$28,162$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%15.5%15.1%
The Watervliet, 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 Watervliet is $25,225, which is 26% lower than than the New York average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,994, which is 19% lower than than the New York average and 11% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Watervliet is 5%, which is 10% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Watervliet is 16% which is 4% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,659$48,994$97,988
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 Watervliet is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watervliet is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watervliet is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watervliet is 4% higher than the national average.

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Watervliet median earnings by income bracket

Watervliet employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.3%
Manufacturing sector13.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.7%6.8%
Wholesale & retail services22.8%14.7%
Public administration10.6%10.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%2.9%
Education, health & social services10.0%31.4%
Other25.1%27.9%

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Source: The Watervliet, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).