West Point employment information

IndexWest PointNew YorkNational
Income per capita$19,812$34,212$29,829
Median household income$106,094$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$107,188$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$11,233$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$11,796$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.0%15.5%15.1%
The West Point, 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 West Point is $19,812, which is 42% lower than than the New York average and 34% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $106,094, which is 75% higher than than the New York average and 92% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in West Point is 1%, which is 82% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in West Point is 2% which is 87% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$70,722$106,094$212,188
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 West Point is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Point is 92% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Point is 82% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Point is 87% lower than the national average.

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      West Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services5.2%24.1%
      Public administration46.7%9.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services21.8%19.4%
      Other15.1%43.8%

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      West Point, NY6,606$106,09492%

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      West Point, NY6,606$106,09492%
      Source: The West Point, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).