Arlington employment information

IndexArlingtonMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$53,297$38,069$29,829
Median household income$98,103$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$130,933$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$68,505$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$74,106$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$52,776$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level5.1%11.4%15.1%
The Arlington, MA 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 Arlington is $53,297, which is 40% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 79% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $98,103, which is 38% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 77% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Arlington is 3%, which is 36% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Arlington is 5% which is 66% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$65,395$98,103$196,206
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
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 Arlington is 79% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Arlington is 77% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Arlington is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Arlington is 66% lower than the national average.

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Arlington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.6%
Manufacturing sector12.8%0.1%
Financial & insurance services4.3%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%8.1%
Public administration3.7%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%0.8%
Education, health & social services17.4%44.2%
Other38.6%30.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
Arlington, MA44,408$98,10377%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sierra Vista, AZ44,381$56,2802%
Barnstable Town, MA44,498$63,54915%
West Lafayette, IN44,543$28,79348%
Hackensack, NJ44,271$56,2222%
Sayreville, NJ44,260$76,84439%
Arlington, MA44,408$98,10377%
Source: The Arlington, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).