Income/capita 55%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 34%
IndexChinatownNew YorkNew York
Income per capita$46,244$34,099$34,212
Median household income$69,168$55,191$60,741
Median income owner occupied$0$88,737$83,277
Median income renter occupied$0$42,581$38,983
Median earnings male$102,117$39,282$40,464
Median earnings female$33,665$32,636$30,906
Unemployment rate3.1%5.5%4.8%
Poverty leveln/a20.3%15.5%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chinatown is 55% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chinatown is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chinatown is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chinatown is equal to the national average

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      Chinatown median earnings by income bracket

      Chinatown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services16.2%10.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%12.3%
      Public administration0.2%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%2.4%
      Education, health & social services6.3%25.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Upper Montclair, NJ11,731$190,515244%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241%
      Kensington, NY1,176$175,625217%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,164$174,432215%
      Bellerose, NY1,318$171,250210%
      New York, NY8,461,961$55,1910%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5387%
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4349%
      New York, NY8,461,961$55,1910%
      Source: The Chinatown, New York, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).