West Valley City employment information

IndexWest Valley CityUtahNational
Income per capita$18,179$24,312$28,555
Median household income$52,814$59,846$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,986$71,918$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,453$35,134$33,219
Median earnings male$30,967$36,589$36,116
Median earnings female$21,333$19,798$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%4.7%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%12.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Valley City is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Valley City is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Valley City is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Valley City is 24% higher than the national average.

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West Valley City median earnings by income bracket

West Valley City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%0.7%
Manufacturing sector18.4%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.8%8.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%14.8%
Public administration3.3%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%4.1%
Education, health & social services6.3%23.3%

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West Valley City, UT132,329$52,8141%

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Source: The West Valley City, UT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.