Income/capita 1%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 17%
Income per capita$29,636$29,196$30,137
Median household income$53,825$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$41,213$30,972$39,478
Median earnings female$29,520$24,641$26,440
Unemployment rate5.5%4.8%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a22.3%13.3%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brookline is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brookline is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brookline is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brookline is equal to the national average

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      Brookline employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.4%9.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%9.3%
      Public administration10.8%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%3.0%
      Education, health & social services12.9%38.5%

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      Sewickley Heights, PA730$218,750295%
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      Ben Avon Heights, PA349$148,750169%
      Fox Chapel, PA5,392$148,553169%
      Sewickley Hills, PA671$137,969149%
      Pittsburgh, PA305,305$42,45023%

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