Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$39,416$30,137$29,829
Median household income$82,704$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$94,375$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,325$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$54,634$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$34,348$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level3.1%13.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Plum is 32% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Plum is 49% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Plum is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Plum is 79% lower than the national average

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      $55,130 $82,704 $165,408
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Plum median earnings by income bracket

      Plum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%13.7%
      Manufacturing sector16.9%16.9%
      Financial & insurance services7.1%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.6%13.6%
      Public administration3.7%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%5.6%
      Education, health & social services10.2%10.2%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fox Chapel, PA5,104$233,776322.6%
      Gibsonia, PA2,372$127,574130.6%
      Bakerstown, PA3,016$109,09197.2%
      Manor, PA3,324$106,87593.2%
      Bairdford, PA524$106,22492.0%
      Plum, PA27,137$82,70449.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Maywood, CA27,127$50,9967.8%
      Shaker Heights, OH27,148$88,63560.2%
      Erie, CO27,157$124,480125.0%
      Wilmette, IL27,114$161,765192.4%
      Statesville, NC27,114$42,00424.1%
      Plum, PA27,137$82,70449.5%
      Source: The Plum, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).