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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexFort DrumNew YorkNational
Income per capita$20,430$34,212$29,829
Median household income$50,202$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,893$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,655$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$28,643$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$20,009$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.3%15.5%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Drum is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Drum is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Drum is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Drum is 25% lower than the national average

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      $33,464 $50,202 $100,404
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Fort Drum median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Drum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%7.5%
      Manufacturing sector1.4%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services10.5%10.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%12.2%
      Public administration40.5%40.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%6.9%
      Education, health & social services2.8%2.8%

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      Brownville, NY874$85,00053.6%
      Rodman, NY142$80,00044.6%
      Fort Drum, NY13,034$50,2029.3%

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      Source: The Fort Drum, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).