New Kensington employment information

IndexNew KensingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$24,720$30,137$29,829
Median household income$40,148$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,682$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,459$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$33,725$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$22,177$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%13.3%15.1%
The New Kensington, 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 New Kensington is $24,720, which is 18% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,148, which is 27% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Kensington is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Kensington is 21% which is 39% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,762$40,148$80,296
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 New Kensington is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Kensington is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Kensington is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Kensington is 39% higher than the national average.

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New Kensington median earnings by income bracket

New Kensington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector18.3%1.7%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%18.5%
Public administration5.1%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%1.7%
Education, health & social services15.5%39.4%
Other29.9%24.7%

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New Kensington, PA12,793$40,14827%

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Source: The New Kensington, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).