Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$31,114$30,137$29,829
Median household income$49,327$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,107$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,477$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$60,000$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$34,091$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.5%13.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dauphin is 4% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dauphin is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dauphin is 86% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dauphin is 24% lower than the national average

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      $32,881 $49,327 $98,654
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Dauphin median earnings by income bracket

      Dauphin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%7.5%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%15.6%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services19.3%19.3%
      Public administration3.3%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%9.0%
      Education, health & social services3.3%3.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Messiah College, PA2,052$250,001351.9%
      Skyline View, PA4,365$101,87584.1%
      Millerstown, PA699$99,16779.3%
      Colony Park, PA1,135$93,00068.1%
      Union Deposit, PA429$90,41763.4%
      Dauphin, PA1,097$49,32710.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Morocco, IN1,097$43,20021.9%
      Monterey Park, NM1,097$34,46037.7%
      Upper Exeter, PA1,097$70,75427.9%
      Lorenzo, TX1,097$33,85438.8%
      St. Lawrence, NL1,097n/a 
      Dauphin, PA1,097$49,32710.8%
      Source: The Dauphin, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).