Pigeon Forge employment information

IndexPigeon ForgeTennesseeNational
Income per capita$20,959$26,019$29,829
Median household income$34,949$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,045$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,130$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$28,463$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$19,060$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%17.2%15.1%
The Pigeon Forge, TN 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 Pigeon Forge is $20,959, which is 19% lower than than the Tennessee average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,949, which is 25% lower than than the Tennessee average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pigeon Forge is 2%, which is 58% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pigeon Forge is 11% which is 30% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,297$34,949$69,898
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
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 Pigeon Forge is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pigeon Forge is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pigeon Forge is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pigeon Forge is 30% lower than the national average.

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Pigeon Forge median earnings by income bracket

Pigeon Forge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%3.7%
Manufacturing sector6.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%13.6%
Public administration9.5%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.3%17.8%
Other45.2%59.8%

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Source: The Pigeon Forge, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).