Forest City employment information

IndexForest CityPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$21,215$30,137$29,829
Median household income$37,208$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,500$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,179$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$31,594$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$26,935$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate8.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%13.3%15.1%
The Forest City, 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 Forest City is $21,215, which is 30% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 29% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,208, which is 32% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 33% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest City is 8%, which is 78% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest City is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,802$37,208$74,416
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 Forest City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest City is 78% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest City is 31% higher than the national average.

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Forest City median earnings by income bracket

Forest City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry23.8%3.8%
Manufacturing sector9.6%4.8%
Financial & insurance services2.8%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services20.5%15.5%
Public administration4.6%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.8%
Education, health & social services10.9%41.6%
Other22.0%26.6%

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Waverly, PA579$71,47729%
Glenburn, PA852$68,12523%
Forest City, PA2,092$37,20833%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hurlock, MD2,092$37,08333%
Shelby, MI2,092$34,76037%
Schofield, WI2,092$48,37513%
Versailles, IN2,091$37,10233%
Churchville, NY2,093$63,67615%
Forest City, PA2,092$37,20833%
Source: The Forest City, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).