Halifax employment information

IndexHalifaxPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$19,361$30,137$29,829
Median household income$43,750$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,958$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,132$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$31,830$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$23,646$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%13.3%15.1%
The Halifax, 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 Halifax is $19,361, which is 36% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,750, which is 20% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Halifax is 6%, which is 22% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Halifax is 13% which is 15% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,163$43,750$87,500
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 Halifax is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Halifax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Halifax is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Halifax is 15% lower than the national average.

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Halifax median earnings by income bracket

Halifax employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.3%0.8%
Manufacturing sector19.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.2%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%13.3%
Public administration10.5%14.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.8%2.4%
Education, health & social services3.3%25.3%
Other14.6%28.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colony Park, PA1,459$89,25061%
Skyline View, PA3,993$82,82450%
Paxtonia, PA5,301$80,33545%
Dauphin, PA960$73,67233%
Linglestown, PA6,164$73,59833%
Halifax, PA1,068$43,75021%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Salcha, AK1,068$77,91741%
Winfield, IA1,068$48,07713%
Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%
Tully, NY1,068$45,73317%
Kaanapali, HI1,068$90,93864%
Halifax, PA1,068$43,75021%
Source: The Halifax, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).