Watkins Glen employment information

IndexWatkins GlenNew YorkNational
Income per capita$23,930$34,212$29,829
Median household income$43,333$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,458$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,908$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$27,566$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$19,143$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%15.5%15.1%
The Watkins Glen, 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 Watkins Glen is $23,930, which is 30% lower than than the New York average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,333, which is 29% lower than than the New York average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Watkins Glen is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Watkins Glen is 20% which is 30% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,885$43,333$86,666
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 Watkins Glen is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watkins Glen is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watkins Glen is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watkins Glen is 30% higher than the national average.

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Watkins Glen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.5%3.1%
Manufacturing sector16.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.1%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services20.5%11.3%
Public administration6.9%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.1%43.5%
Other33.1%33.3%

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Watkins Glen, NY1,970$43,33322%

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Watkins Glen, NY1,970$43,33322%
Source: The Watkins Glen, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).