Horseheads employment information

IndexHorseheadsNew YorkNational
Income per capita$28,623$34,212$29,829
Median household income$48,011$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,235$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,307$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$38,290$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$30,037$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level10.4%15.5%15.1%
The Horseheads, 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 Horseheads is $28,623, which is 16% lower than than the New York average and 4% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,011, which is 21% lower than than the New York average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Horseheads is 2%, which is 61% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Horseheads is 10% which is 31% lower than than the national average.

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$32,004$48,011$96,022
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.

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  • The income per capita in Horseheads is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Horseheads is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Horseheads is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Horseheads is 31% lower than the national average.

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Horseheads employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%0.3%
Manufacturing sector21.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.8%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%16.3%
Public administration9.5%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.5%
Education, health & social services18.4%39.4%
Other24.2%21.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Horseheads North, NY2,581$88,58360%
West Elmira, NY5,117$69,80826%
Newfield Hamlet, NY759$64,60917%
Big Flats, NY5,446$63,44815%
Breesport, NY745$61,91712%
Horseheads, NY6,608$48,01113%

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West Point, NY6,606$106,09492%
Buena Vista, VA6,610$29,10947%
Barnesville, GA6,611$28,20949%
Brook Highland, AL6,604$59,2937%
Lake Hallie, WI6,603$68,17923%
Horseheads, NY6,608$48,01113%
Source: The Horseheads, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).