Luzerne employment information

IndexLuzernePennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$24,036$30,137$29,829
Median household income$40,366$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,625$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,568$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$34,017$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$22,625$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.1%13.3%15.1%
The Luzerne, 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 Luzerne is $24,036, which is 20% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 19% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,366, which is 26% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Luzerne is 6%, which is 26% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Luzerne is 15% which is equal to than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,907$40,366$80,732
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 Luzerne is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Luzerne is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Luzerne is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Luzerne is equal to the national average.

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Luzerne median earnings by income bracket

Luzerne employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.0%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services39.7%21.3%
Public administration6.7%12.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.2%34.6%
Other19.2%28.3%

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Luzerne, PA2,829$40,36627%

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Luzerne, PA2,829$40,36627%
Source: The Luzerne, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).