Ghent employment information

IndexGhentNew YorkNational
Income per capita$23,293$34,212$29,829
Median household income$79,297$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$107,692$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$0$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$0$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level34.5%15.5%15.1%
The Ghent, 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 Ghent is $23,293, which is 32% lower than than the New York average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $79,297, which is 31% higher than than the New York average and 43% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ghent is 5%, which is 15% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ghent is 34% which is 128% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$52,859$79,297$158,594
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 Ghent is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ghent is 43% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ghent is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ghent is 128% higher than the national average.

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Ghent median earnings by income bracket

Ghent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.2%1.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
Public administration11.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services29.0%70.8%
Other47.3%29.2%

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Kinderhook, NY1,378$75,62537%
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,325$71,52229%
Ghent, NY467$79,29743%

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Tehama, CA467$45,00019%
Craigmont, ID467$39,65928%
Tampico, WA467$0100%
Firth, NE467$54,3752%
Danville, MD467$36,25034%
Ghent, NY467$79,29743%
Source: The Ghent, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).