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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexAldenNew YorkNational
Income per capita$30,308$34,212$29,829
Median household income$59,444$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,661$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,028$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$42,006$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$26,300$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.5%15.5%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alden is 2% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Alden is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alden is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alden is 57% lower than the national average

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      $39,625 $59,444 $118,888
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Alden median earnings by income bracket

      Alden employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%5.8%
      Manufacturing sector20.5%20.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%16.9%
      Public administration12.9%12.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%4.3%
      Education, health & social services9.4%9.4%

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      Clarence Center, NY3,211$119,430115.9%
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      Orchard Park, NY3,131$91,58865.6%
      Town Line, NY1,752$85,89655.3%
      Harris Hill, NY5,982$84,58352.9%
      Alden, NY2,565$59,4447.5%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pembroke, GA2,565$50,9257.9%
      Rhinebeck, NY2,565$66,28619.8%
      Petersburg, IL2,564$62,57413.1%
      Premont, TX2,564$38,90229.7%
      Fobes Hill, WA2,564$114,545107.1%
      Alden, NY2,565$59,4447.5%
      Source: The Alden, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).