West Hazleton employment information

IndexWest HazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$15,827$28,912$28,555
Median household income$32,018$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,969$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,662$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$27,959$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$18,831$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level22.8%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Hazleton is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Hazleton is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Hazleton is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Hazleton is 46% higher than the national average.

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West Hazleton median earnings by income bracket

West Hazleton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.2%2.1%
Manufacturing sector48.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%31.1%
Public administration1.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%2.4%
Education, health & social services5.7%18.0%

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West Hazleton, PA4,565$32,01840%

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Glendale, CO4,564$37,65430%
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Shingle Springs, CA4,562$82,78855%
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West Hazleton, PA4,565$32,01840%
Source: The West Hazleton, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.