Jamestown employment information

IndexJamestownNew YorkNational
Income per capita$18,656$34,212$29,829
Median household income$30,935$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,986$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,276$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$28,225$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$20,110$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level30.1%15.5%15.1%
The Jamestown, 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 Jamestown is $18,656, which is 45% lower than than the New York average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,935, which is 49% lower than than the New York average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jamestown is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jamestown is 30% which is 99% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$20,621$30,935$61,870
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 Jamestown is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jamestown is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jamestown is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jamestown is 99% higher than the national average.

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Jamestown median earnings by income bracket

Jamestown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.7%
Manufacturing sector26.7%0.8%
Financial & insurance services1.7%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%15.0%
Public administration3.4%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.8%
Education, health & social services11.8%39.7%
Other24.9%26.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chautauqua, NY567$97,18876%
Jamestown West, NY2,272$64,96317%
Busti, NY389$63,75015%
Frewsburg, NY2,171$62,72713%
Russell, PA1,334$53,4723%
Jamestown, NY30,345$30,93544%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chicago Heights, IL30,349$40,61127%
Lake Stevens, WA30,352$79,97545%
Morgantown, WV30,364$35,50236%
Manchester, CT30,364$55,8751%
Plainfield, IN30,318$61,41011%
Jamestown, NY30,345$30,93544%
Source: The Jamestown, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).