Sumas employment information

IndexSumasWashingtonNational
Income per capita$19,665$32,999$29,829
Median household income$46,728$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,235$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,750$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$39,688$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$16,175$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%12.7%15.1%
The Sumas, WA 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 Sumas is $19,665, which is 40% lower than than the Washington average and 34% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,728, which is 26% lower than than the Washington average and 16% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sumas is 5%, which is 1% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sumas is 11% which is 24% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$31,148$46,728$93,456
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
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 Sumas is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sumas is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sumas is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sumas is 24% lower than the national average.

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Sumas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector14.6%32.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services7.9%24.3%
Public administration7.5%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%2.9%
Education, health & social services6.9%25.1%
Other44.4%29.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nooksack, WA1,763$63,35515%
Lynden, WA13,204$61,82812%
Ferndale, WA12,666$56,8593%
Everson, WA2,555$53,5003%
Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,492$43,37722%
Sumas, WA1,775$46,72816%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Liberty, WV1,775$47,77214%
Ganado, TX1,775$49,03211%
Morris, AL1,775$68,95825%
Cross Plains, TN1,776$56,7973%
Ben Avon, PA1,774$91,25065%
Sumas, WA1,775$46,72816%
Source: The Sumas, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).