Palmer Town employment information

IndexPalmer TownMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$28,576$38,069$29,829
Median household income$55,343$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,713$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,417$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$34,435$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$31,648$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%11.4%15.1%
The Palmer Town, MA 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 Palmer Town is $28,576, which is 25% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 4% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $55,343, which is 22% lower than than the Massachusetts average and equal to than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palmer Town is 6%, which is 20% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palmer Town is 13% which is 14% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$36,891$55,343$110,686
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
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.

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  • The income per capita in Palmer Town is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmer Town is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmer Town is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmer Town is 14% lower than the national average.

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Palmer Town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.4%0.9%
Financial & insurance services5.5%8.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%17.3%
Public administration5.4%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%5.4%
Education, health & social services10.7%37.6%
Other22.4%17.2%

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Somers, CT1,809$87,63958%
Southwood Acres, CT7,785$83,54851%
Palmer Town, MA12,145$55,3430%

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Lake City, FL12,137$35,38536%
Blue Ash, OH12,154$72,62831%
Fernandina Beach, FL12,156$53,6223%
Palmer Town, MA12,145$55,3430%
Source: The Palmer Town, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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