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Income/capita 85%
Household income 116%
Unemployment 29%
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IndexBrightwatersNew YorkNational
Income per capita$55,223$34,212$29,829
Median household income$119,750$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$123,456$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$65,385$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$40,804$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level1.5%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brightwaters is 85% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brightwaters is 116% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brightwaters is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brightwaters is 90% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $79,825$119,750$239,500
      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.

      Brightwaters median earnings by income bracket

      Brightwaters employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector4.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services12.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%9.6%
      Public administration3.8%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%4.5%
      Education, health & social services23.8%43.8%
      Other27.0%24.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lloyd Harbor, NY3,696$223,036303.2%
      Laurel Hollow, NY1,929$218,750295.4%
      Muttontown, NY3,648$216,042290.5%
      Oyster Bay Cove, NY2,112$204,107268.9%
      Nissequogue, NY1,536$186,111236.4%
      Brightwaters, NY3,092$119,750116.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rugby, ND3,092$37,45032.3%
      Delshire, OH3,092$55,1960.2%
      South Pittsburg, TN3,092$30,85044.2%
      Cariboo D, BC3,092n/a 
      Garner, IA3,091$59,2077.0%
      Brightwaters, NY3,092$119,750116.5%
      Source: The Brightwaters, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).