Cressona employment information

IndexCressonaPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$25,240$30,137$29,829
Median household income$55,667$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,922$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,054$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$41,375$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$21,750$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%13.3%15.1%
The Cressona, 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 Cressona is $25,240, which is 16% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $55,667, which is 1% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 1% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cressona is 6%, which is 39% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cressona is 11% which is 27% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$37,107$55,667$111,334
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 Cressona is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cressona is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cressona is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cressona is 27% lower than the national average.

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Cressona median earnings by income bracket

Cressona employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.4%
Manufacturing sector30.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%17.8%
Public administration7.0%5.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.5%
Education, health & social services5.5%40.0%
Other17.8%18.3%

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Cressona, PA1,798$55,6671%

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Mercer, PA1,799$48,31713%
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Cressona, PA1,798$55,6671%
Source: The Cressona, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).