Fort Defiance employment information

IndexFort DefianceArizonaNational
Income per capita$14,081$25,537$28,555
Median household income$41,932$49,928$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,625$61,328$68,142
Median income renter occupied$44,688$34,148$33,219
Median earnings male$31,103$33,118$36,116
Median earnings female$26,390$25,566$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%5.9%5.8%
Poverty level36.2%18.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Defiance is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Defiance is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Defiance is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Defiance is 132% higher than the national average.

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Fort Defiance median earnings by income bracket

Fort Defiance employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.8%1.6%
Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%2.8%
Public administration19.2%10.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.7%
Education, health & social services19.4%44.9%

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Fort Defiance, AZ4,044$41,93222%

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Larned, KS4,044$36,35132%
Dupo, IL4,045$46,17614%
Fredericktown, MO4,043$35,47834%
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Fort Defiance, AZ4,044$41,93222%
Source: The Fort Defiance, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.