Black Rock employment information

IndexBlack RockBuffaloNew York
Income per capita$17,960$21,566$34,212
Median household income$33,108$33,119$60,741
Median income owner occupied$0$52,050$83,277
Median income renter occupied$0$22,316$38,983
Median earnings male$29,199$27,243$40,464
Median earnings female$24,578$22,724$30,906
Unemployment rate9.2%5.8%4.8%
Poverty leveln/a31.2%15.5%

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  • The income per capita in Black Rock is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Black Rock is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Black Rock is 98% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Black Rock is equal to the national average.

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Black Rock median earnings by income bracket

Black Rock employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.0%1.4%
Financial & insurance services4.1%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services20.7%10.4%
Public administration2.4%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.6%
Education, health & social services17.8%45.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clarence Center, NY2,341$102,03184%
Rapids, NY1,590$95,95673%
Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14358%
Orchard Park, NY3,197$85,82155%
Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51953%
Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chula Vista, CA260,598$66,95621%
Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%
Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,70310%
Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720%
St. Petersburg, FL253,585$48,18313%
Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%
Source: The Black Rock, Buffalo, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).