Somerset employment information

IndexSomersetPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$25,340$30,137$29,829
Median household income$36,716$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,168$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,806$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$35,000$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$21,659$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%13.3%15.1%
The Somerset, 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 Somerset is $25,340, which is 16% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,716, which is 33% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Somerset is 5%, which is 11% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Somerset is 22% which is 45% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,474$36,716$73,432
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 Somerset is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Somerset is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Somerset is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Somerset is 45% higher than the national average.

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Somerset median earnings by income bracket

Somerset employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%0.8%
Manufacturing sector20.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%12.6%
Public administration7.8%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%2.4%
Education, health & social services7.2%38.1%
Other28.2%22.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Edie, PA48$98,33378%
Callimont, PA39$76,25038%
Indian Lake, PA392$74,50035%
Shanksville, PA240$65,25018%
Laurel Mountain, PA202$58,0365%
Somerset, PA6,102$36,71634%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Stone Mountain, GA6,102$35,96435%
Braidwood, IL6,102$61,07410%
Brunswick, MD6,101$64,85317%
Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
Manistee, MI6,100$36,60034%
Somerset, PA6,102$36,71634%
Source: The Somerset, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).