Washington Heights employment information

IndexWashington HeightsNew YorkNational
Income per capita$29,627$34,212$29,829
Median household income$81,934$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,840$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$152,237$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$41,346$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$70,980$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%15.5%15.1%
The Washington Heights, NY 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 Washington Heights is $29,627, which is 13% lower than than the New York average and 1% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $81,934, which is 35% higher than than the New York average and 48% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Washington Heights is 5%, which is 3% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Washington Heights is 5% which is 67% lower than than the national average.

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$54,617$81,934$163,868
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
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 Washington Heights is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Washington Heights is 48% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Washington Heights is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Washington Heights is 67% lower than the national average.

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Washington Heights median earnings by income bracket

Washington Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services31.8%12.3%
Public administration12.9%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%3.0%
Education, health & social services18.8%42.8%
Other11.0%27.7%

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Cragsmoor, NY483$90,98764%
Walker Valley, NY889$89,88862%
Washington Heights, NY2,297$81,93448%

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Dillingham, AK2,296$71,14629%
Breezy Point, MN2,298$63,09814%
Marionville, MO2,296$32,87241%
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Washington Heights, NY2,297$81,93448%
Source: The Washington Heights, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).