Petersburg employment information

IndexPetersburgTexasNational
Income per capita$21,569$27,828$29,829
Median household income$48,750$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,529$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,424$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$35,000$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$21,150$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.7%16.7%15.1%
The Petersburg, TX 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 Petersburg is $21,569, which is 22% lower than than the Texas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,750, which is 11% lower than than the Texas average and 12% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 3%, which is 32% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Petersburg is 17% which is 11% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,496$48,750$97,500
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
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 Petersburg is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Petersburg is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Petersburg is 11% higher than the national average.

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Petersburg median earnings by income bracket

Petersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.8%30.9%
Financial & insurance services3.1%10.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%12.1%
Public administration2.8%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.1%44.0%
Other33.0%18.8%

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Lorenzo, TX1,255$39,06329%
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Petersburg, TX1,158$48,75012%

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Cameron, AZ1,158$33,12540%
Norridgewock, ME1,158$46,11117%
Black Hammock, FL1,158$0100%
Hydesville, CA1,158$63,75015%
Afton, OK1,157$32,50041%
Petersburg, TX1,158$48,75012%
Source: The Petersburg, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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