St. Helens employment information

IndexSt. HelensOregonNational
Income per capita$23,484$28,822$29,829
Median household income$45,727$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,564$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,060$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$40,699$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$18,680$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.0%15.7%15.1%
The St. Helens, OR 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 St. Helens is $23,484, which is 19% lower than than the Oregon average and 21% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,727, which is 14% lower than than the Oregon average and 17% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in St. Helens is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in St. Helens is 19% which is 26% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,481$45,727$91,454
City
$35,509$53,270$106,540
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 St. Helens is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in St. Helens is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in St. Helens is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in St. Helens is 26% higher than the national average.

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      St. Helens median earnings by income bracket

      St. Helens employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector20.4%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services20.1%16.3%
      Public administration3.6%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.4%
      Education, health & social services8.3%37.2%
      Other23.2%29.6%

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      Felida, WA7,857$101,15083%
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      Cherry Grove, WA447$89,58362%
      Ridgefield, WA6,112$88,28660%
      Barberton, WA6,440$85,78755%
      St. Helens, OR13,169$45,72717%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Harrison, AR13,168$35,42336%
      Clayton, OH13,172$71,91130%
      Streator, IL13,163$40,68826%
      Soddy-Daisy, TN13,162$41,37925%
      Tehachapi, CA13,179$42,96122%
      St. Helens, OR13,169$45,72717%
      Source: The St. Helens, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).