Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$53,511$35,093$30,137
Median household income$62,193$50,536$54,895
Median income owner occupied$0$69,784$68,587
Median income renter occupied$0$35,577$31,605
Median earnings male$55,036$38,301$39,478
Median earnings female$42,067$27,894$26,440
Unemployment rate2.0%3.4%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a19.7%13.3%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shadyside is 79% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Shadyside is 12% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shadyside is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shadyside is 100% lower than the national average

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      $33,687 $50,536 $101,072
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Shadyside median earnings by income bracket

      Shadyside employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.4%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services11.8%11.8%
      Wholesale & retail services4.4%4.4%
      Public administration0.9%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services38.8%38.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fox Chapel, PA5,104$233,776322.6%
      Sewickley Heights, PA652$197,500257.0%
      Thornburg, PA411$187,917239.7%
      Ben Avon Heights, PA321$186,875237.8%
      Edgeworth, PA1,527$183,250231.2%
      Pittsburgh, PA301,286$50,5368.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Cincinnati, OH302,687$42,66322.9%
      St. Louis, MO304,709$45,78217.2%
      St. Paul, MN305,877$59,7177.9%
      Greensboro, NC294,395$49,49210.5%
      Gatineau, QC293,695n/a 
      Pittsburgh, PA301,286$50,5368.7%
      Source: The Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).