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Income/capita 16%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 31%
IndexWilsonPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$24,923$30,137$29,829
Median household income$48,390$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,782$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,921$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$40,190$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$29,940$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wilson is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wilson is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wilson is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wilson is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,256$48,390$96,780
      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.

      Wilson median earnings by income bracket

      Wilson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%9.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%11.8%
      Public administration5.2%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%2.8%
      Education, health & social services9.0%44.8%
      Other25.0%18.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hutchinson, NJ108$126,667129%
      Brainards, NJ221$113,125104%
      Brass Castle, NJ1,608$96,16774%
      Raubsville, PA915$92,08366%
      Ackermanville, PA990$91,94466%
      Wilson, PA7,819$48,39013%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hartsville, SC7,816$27,21351%
      Crookston, MN7,814$49,15311%
      Fort Lupton, CO7,814$52,1546%
      Alamo Heights, TX7,814$110,980101%
      Brooksville, FL7,814$32,03742%
      Wilson, PA7,819$48,39013%
      Source: The Wilson, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).