Pittston employment information

IndexPittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$22,888$30,137$29,829
Median household income$34,317$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,182$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,944$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$33,882$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$21,822$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.8%13.3%15.1%
The Pittston, PA 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 Pittston is $22,888, which is 24% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,317, which is 37% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 38% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pittston is 6%, which is 22% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pittston is 21% which is 37% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,875$34,317$68,634
City
$36,593$54,895$109,790
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 Pittston is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pittston is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pittston is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pittston is 37% higher than the national average.

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Pittston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%1.0%
Manufacturing sector14.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.5%9.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%18.1%
Public administration7.4%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%0.9%
Education, health & social services6.9%39.4%
Other24.0%18.5%

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Dallas, PA2,787$78,66142%
Dalton, PA1,281$75,73537%
Pittston, PA7,668$34,31738%

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River Oaks, TX7,666$42,05424%
North Springfield, VA7,666$106,25092%
Lockwood, MT7,670$55,9531%
Jasper, TX7,663$31,47443%
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Pittston, PA7,668$34,31738%
Source: The Pittston, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).