Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay employment information

IndexGravesend-Sheepshead BayNew YorkNew York
Income per capita$28,303$34,099$34,212
Median household income$58,223$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$43,452$39,282$40,464
Median earnings female$33,212$32,636$30,906
Unemployment rate4.9%5.5%4.8%
Poverty leveln/a20.3%15.5%

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  • The income per capita in Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay is equal to the national average.

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Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay median earnings by income bracket

Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%1.0%
Manufacturing sector5.2%0.1%
Financial & insurance services5.7%7.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.8%11.1%
Public administration3.9%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%2.1%
Education, health & social services13.6%46.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hewlett Bay Park, NY366$250,001352%
Plandome, NY1,228$228,409313%
Munsey Park, NY2,719$222,083301%
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,247$210,750281%
Hewlett Neck, NY363$209,583279%
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 Gravesend-Sheepshead Bay, New York, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).