Watkins Glen employment information

IndexWatkins GlenNew YorkNational
Income per capita$23,574$32,829$28,555
Median household income$38,571$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,583$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,973$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$23,333$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$16,953$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level19.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watkins Glen is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watkins Glen is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watkins Glen is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watkins Glen is 27% higher than the national average.

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Watkins Glen median earnings by income bracket

Watkins Glen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services27.4%10.4%
Public administration7.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services10.8%42.2%

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Watkins Glen, NY1,847$38,57128%

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Source: The Watkins Glen, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.