Tempe employment information

Income per capita$26,094$25,537$28,555
Median household income$48,183$49,928$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,387$61,328$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,666$34,148$33,219
Median earnings male$26,969$33,118$36,116
Median earnings female$21,440$25,566$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%5.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.0%18.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tempe is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tempe is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tempe is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tempe is 47% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Tempe median earnings by income bracket

Tempe employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector9.0%0.5%
Financial & insurance services5.5%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%13.5%
Public administration3.1%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.4%
Education, health & social services15.5%32.9%

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Chandler, AZ245,231$72,07235%
Tempe, AZ166,975$48,18310%

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Ontario, CA166,892$54,1561%
Vancouver, WA165,554$50,3796%
Port St. Lucie, FL169,260$48,8989%
Rancho Cucamonga, CA170,170$77,06144%
Santa Rosa, CA170,782$60,75814%
Tempe, AZ166,975$48,18310%
Source: The Tempe, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.