New Kensington Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - New Kensington, PA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - New Kensington, PA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 6 hours ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910 or 866-824-2237

    Swift Transportation Co - New Kensington, PA

    Index File Company Job Title Description Location Swift Transportation New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405 or 866-778-3597 Earn Your CDL Class A License...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 20 days ago
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New Kensington, Pennsylvania

New Kensington is a city in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, on the Allegheny river. In 1900, 4,665 people lived in New Kensington, Pennsylvania; in 1910, 7,707; in 1920, 11, 987; and in 1940, 24,055. The population was 14,701 at the 2000 census. New Kensington was founded in 1891. In 1890, the Burrell Improvement Company considered the advantages of the level land south of its home in Lower Burrell, and deemed it a prime location for a city and named the area "Kensington" . In an attempt to make New Kensington comparable to Pittsburgh, the streets were named with numbers. Avenues ran parallel to the river, while streets were perpendicular. 4th and 5th were the main commercial streets. Once the land was surveyed, a public sale was held on June 10, 1891. Thousands of people flooded the area and investors began bringing industry with them. The first large company was the Pittsburgh Reduction Company . They acquired a 3.5 acre that allowed the...more

New Kensington Careers

Among the most common occupations in New Kensington are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in New Kensington, Pennsylvania work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

New Kensington Industries

The leading industries in New Kensington, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Manufacturing, 14%; and Retail trade, 14%. Simply Hired's New Kensington job listings indicate that the following industries in New Kensington are hiring the most workers:

New Kensington Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in New Kensington, Pennsylvania is $27,188, and the median income of households in New Kensington was $30,505.

Average Salaries in New Kensington, PA

New Kensington, PA


According to our New Kensington Trends data, the number of New Kensington, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 15% since July 2013.
New Kensington job trends

New Kensington Employment Statistics

Population of New Kensington
Total population 14,701
Male 46.93%
Female 53.07%
Median age 41.8
New Kensington Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.1%
Median cost of a home $69,000
Median mortgage payment $508
Renter-occupied homes 37.9%
Vacant housing 10.8%
Median monthly rent $394
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,692
Median for all female full-time $21,683
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 41%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 11%
White 89%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
New Kensington Commute
Carpool 11.3%
Public transportation 4.8%
Average travel time 29 minutes

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