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Income/capita 6%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 1%
IndexBrighton HeightsPittsburghPennsylvania
Income per capita$28,021$29,196$30,137
Median household income$51,491$42,450$54,895
Median income owner occupied$0$61,464$68,587
Median income renter occupied$0$28,935$31,605
Median earnings male$40,075$30,972$39,478
Median earnings female$33,094$24,641$26,440
Unemployment rate4.7%4.8%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a22.3%13.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brighton Heights is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brighton Heights is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brighton Heights is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brighton Heights is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,297$42,450$84,900
      City
      $36,593$54,895$109,790
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Brighton Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Brighton Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%13.6%
      Public administration5.3%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%4.2%
      Education, health & social services9.3%42.0%
      Other36.4%27.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sewickley Heights, PA730$218,750295%
      Edgeworth, PA1,639$154,545179%
      Ben Avon Heights, PA349$148,750169%
      Fox Chapel, PA5,392$148,553169%
      Sewickley Hills, PA671$137,969149%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,305$42,45023%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stockton, CA301,443$46,03317%
      Anchorage, AK299,321$80,86246%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,529$50,6618%
      Cincinnati, OH298,011$34,62937%
      St. Paul, MN297,160$50,8208%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,305$42,45023%
      Source: The Brighton Heights, Pittsburgh, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).