Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexJohnstownNew YorkNational
Income per capita$27,983$34,212$29,829
Median household income$52,157$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,319$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,600$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$34,976$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$33,304$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level13.8%15.5%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Johnstown is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Johnstown is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Johnstown is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Johnstown is 9% lower than the national average

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      $34,767 $52,157 $104,314
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Johnstown median earnings by income bracket

      Johnstown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%9.4%
      Manufacturing sector14.1%14.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.0%
      Public administration8.0%8.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%9.8%
      Education, health & social services15.9%15.9%

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      Mayfield, NY938$67,98122.9%
      Johnstown, NY8,236$52,1575.7%

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