New Paltz employment information

IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Income per capita$18,821$34,212$29,829
Median household income$40,717$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,214$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,650$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$11,771$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$4,658$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level31.9%15.5%15.1%
The New Paltz, 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 New Paltz is $18,821, which is 45% lower than than the New York average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,717, which is 33% lower than than the New York average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Paltz is 6%, which is 29% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Paltz is 32% which is 111% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,141$40,717$81,434
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 New Paltz is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Paltz is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Paltz is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Paltz is 111% higher than the national average.

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New Paltz employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%0.6%
Manufacturing sector2.7%0.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services33.9%10.1%
Public administration0.8%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services22.0%39.7%
Other30.8%42.1%

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Spackenkill, NY4,280$113,821106%
Rhinecliff, NY227$106,56393%
Titusville, NY559$100,75082%
Brinckerhoff, NY2,538$100,62582%
New Paltz, NY7,034$40,71726%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Twin Rivers, NJ7,034$90,93864%
Fayetteville, TN7,033$31,60143%
Ridley Park, PA7,032$70,76628%
Archbald, PA7,036$49,68810%
Lexington, VA7,036$34,46438%
New Paltz, NY7,034$40,71726%
Source: The New Paltz, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).