Altoona employment information

IndexAltoonaPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$20,975$30,137$29,829
Median household income$36,741$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,941$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,702$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$26,854$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$21,950$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.3%13.3%15.1%
The Altoona, PA 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 Altoona is $20,975, which is 30% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,741, which is 33% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Altoona is 4%, which is 4% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Altoona is 22% which is 48% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,491$36,741$73,482
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
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 Altoona is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Altoona is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Altoona is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Altoona is 48% higher than the national average.

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Altoona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%1.5%
Manufacturing sector14.9%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.4%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services20.5%18.1%
Public administration5.3%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%3.7%
Education, health & social services12.7%43.0%
Other22.8%22.2%

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Altoona, PA45,209$36,74134%

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Littleton, CO45,072$67,13321%
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Altoona, PA45,209$36,74134%
Source: The Altoona, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).