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Income/capita 17%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 25%
IndexBergenNew YorkNational
Income per capita$24,661$34,212$29,829
Median household income$63,036$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,681$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,313$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$36,875$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$24,583$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.7%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bergen is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bergen is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bergen is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bergen is 36% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,019$63,036$126,072
      City
      $40,489$60,741$121,482
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bergen median earnings by income bracket

      Bergen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.3%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.5%19.7%
      Public administration5.0%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.0%
      Education, health & social services10.4%31.4%
      Other24.8%26.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elba, NY700$70,00027%
      Spencerport, NY3,618$69,61226%
      Pavilion, NY494$65,83319%
      York Hamlet, NY445$65,00017%
      Clarkson, NY4,308$63,75815%
      Bergen, NY1,242$63,03614%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Port Byron, NY1,242$52,7505%
      Palm Shores, FL1,242$65,58819%
      Julesburg, CO1,242$47,03615%
      Tri-Lakes, IN1,242$56,5632%
      Avila Beach, CA1,242$96,64675%
      Bergen, NY1,242$63,03614%
      Source: The Bergen, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).