Income/capita 32%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 8%
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IndexEast PalestineOhioNational
Income per capita$20,175$27,800$29,829
Median household income$40,854$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,974$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,107$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$33,147$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$21,282$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level17.6%15.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Palestine is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Palestine is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Palestine is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Palestine is 17% higher than the national average

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      East Palestine employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.8%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%13.2%
      Public administration3.9%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%2.4%
      Education, health & social services7.3%26.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Poland, OH2,671$71,32128.9%
      Canfield, OH7,376$66,71620.6%
      Big Beaver, PA1,955$62,41712.8%
      New Castle Northwest, PA1,051$61,66711.5%
      Ohioville, PA3,478$60,6489.6%
      East Palestine, OH4,598$40,85426.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Penn Yan, NY4,598$31,34243.3%
      Baldwin City, KS4,599$51,6406.7%
      Hancock, MI4,596$35,69835.5%
      Watford City, ND4,596$73,75033.3%
      McLoud, OK4,596$44,45319.6%
      East Palestine, OH4,598$40,85426.2%
      Source: The East Palestine, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).