Fire Island employment information

IndexFire IslandNew YorkNational
Income per capita$32,726$34,212$29,829
Median household income$81,250$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,000$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,750$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$48,750$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$21,563$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.9%15.5%15.1%
The Fire Island, NY 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 Fire Island is $32,726, which is 4% lower than than the New York average and 10% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $81,250, which is 34% higher than than the New York average and 47% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fire Island is 5%, which is 12% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fire Island is 4% which is 74% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$54,161$81,250$162,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Fire Island is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fire Island is 47% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fire Island is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fire Island is 74% lower than the national average.

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Fire Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%8.1%
Public administration10.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.7%25.8%
Other25.5%37.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dix Hills, NY27,403$145,387163%
Gilgo, NY247$143,281159%
Village of the Branch, NY1,961$131,146137%
Great River, NY1,474$128,250132%
Melville, NY18,320$126,835129%
Fire Island, NY268$81,25047%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wildwood, KY268$72,25031%
Bennett, NC268$0100%
Dover, NC268$35,35736%
Kermit, WV268$46,25016%
Guilford, NY268$0100%
Fire Island, NY268$81,25047%
Source: The Fire Island, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).