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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Pottstown is $24,231, which is lower than the state average of $28,912 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Pottstown median household income is $45,724, which has grown by 27.77% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Pottstown residents spend 27.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 26.0 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #865

Pottstown, PA
24,231 USD
Pennsylvania
28,912 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Pottstown, PA
29,968 USD
Pennsylvania
31,459 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pottstown, PA
34,227 USD
Pennsylvania
38,139 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pottstown, PA
24,702 USD
Pennsylvania
25,633 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #953
Pottstown, PA
45,724 USD
Pennsylvania
53,115 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Pottstown, PA
56,068 USD
Pennsylvania
72,210 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #773
Pottstown, PA
27.77%
Pennsylvania
32.44%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income17.56%$9,130, see rank24.07%$12,57121.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.34%$16,518, see rank33.19%$18,05229.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.71%$3,785, see rank3.55%$2,9192.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.39%$13,458, see rank20.15%$20,31317.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Pottstown, PA
56,863 USD
Pennsylvania
67,521 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Pottstown, PA
66,916 USD
Pennsylvania
86,912 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
White$50,938, see rank$56,327$56,900
Black$28,523, see rank$32,606$35,600
Hispanic$37,197, see rank$34,491$42,396
One Race, Other$31,716, see rank$30,604$40,300
Two or More Races$24,632, see rank$37,642$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
less than 25$33,571, see rank$24,552$25,788
25 to 44$53,981, see rank$60,435$58,398
45 to 64$48,256, see rank$65,855$65,027
65 or over$29,783, see rank$34,938$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over17,604, see rank10,351,296248,775,628
Male18,290, 47.09%, see rank48.30%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:26,027, 72.70%, see rank67.76%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces213, 0.16%, see rank0.10%0.73%
Male, Civilian26,014, 72.55%, see rank67.67%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed35,480, 91.12%, see rank90.82%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3534, 8.88%, see rank9.18%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,263, 27.30%, see rank32.24%30.72%
Female19,314, 52.91%, see rank51.70%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:26,194, 66.50%, see rank58.31%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.11%
Female, Civilian26,194, 66.50%, see rank58.30%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed35,647, 91.17%, see rank92.12%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3547, 8.83%, see rank7.88%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,120, 33.50%, see rank41.69%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over10,909, 100%5,826,933141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone8,455, 77.50%, see rank76.64%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,036, 9.50%, see rank8.77%9.59%
Public Transportation211, 1.93%, see rank5.50%5.06%
Walked714, 6.55%, see rank3.85%2.78%
Other Means306, 2.81%, see rank1.34%1.79%
Worked at Home187, 1.71%, see rank3.89%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Pottstown, PA
27.3 minutes
Pennsylvania
26.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over11,1275,946,480143,435,233
Male15,480, 49.25%, see rank51.67%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,263, 23.05%, see rank33.03%33.12%
Service Occupations21,021, 18.63%, see rank14.05%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,021, 18.63%, see rank16.97%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2549, 10.02%, see rank8.62%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,152, 21.02%, see rank20.53%17.94%
Female15,647, 50.75%, see rank48.33%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,763, 31.22%, see rank40.12%40.04%
Service Occupations21,425, 25.23%, see rank21.25%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,065, 36.57%, see rank32.14%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.22%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.22%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2391, 6.92%, see rank5.82%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Pottstown, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over11,127, 100%5,946,480143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining84, 0.75%, see rank1.44%1.96%
Construction610, 5.48%, see rank5.71%6.17%
Manufacturing1,401, 12.59%, see rank12.19%10.43%
Wholesale Trade139, 1.25%, see rank2.81%2.75%
Retail Trade1,835, 16.49%, see rank11.77%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities663, 5.96%, see rank5.07%4.93%
Information257, 2.31%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing604, 5.43%, see rank6.42%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,032, 9.27%, see rank9.76%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,937, 26.40%, see rank25.97%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
846, 7.60%, see rank8.32%9.49%
Public Administration204, 1.83%, see rank4.15%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration515, 4.63%, see rank4.65%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Pottstown, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Population in Poverty4,29519.26%, see rank13.51%15.59%
Family in Poverty65412.16%, see rank9.31%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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