Pawtucket employment information

IndexPawtucketRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$23,398$31,904$29,829
Median household income$44,120$58,387$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,753$82,124$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,177$31,519$35,192
Median earnings male$31,380$39,186$36,919
Median earnings female$25,481$28,429$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%13.8%15.1%
The Pawtucket, RI 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 Pawtucket is $23,398, which is 27% lower than than the Rhode Island average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,120, which is 24% lower than than the Rhode Island average and 20% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pawtucket is 8%, which is 69% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pawtucket is 20% which is 32% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,410$44,120$88,240
City
$38,920$58,387$116,774
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 Pawtucket is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pawtucket is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pawtucket is 69% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pawtucket is 32% higher than the national average.

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Pawtucket median earnings by income bracket

Pawtucket employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector16.0%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.9%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services19.6%14.5%
Public administration3.7%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.2%
Education, health & social services15.2%37.9%
Other26.1%25.4%

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Pawtucket, RI71,389$44,12020%

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Wilmington, DE71,502$40,06528%
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Source: The Pawtucket, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).