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Income/capita 14%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 8%
IndexWestArlingtonTexas
Income per capita$34,081$25,957$27,828
Median household income$67,942$53,574$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$75,933$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$34,446$36,330
Median earnings male$45,923$32,311$36,153
Median earnings female$32,481$26,253$25,035
Unemployment rate4.3%4.5%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a16.6%16.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West is 14% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $35,712$53,574$107,148
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      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.

      West median earnings by income bracket

      West employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%13.1%
      Public administration3.5%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%3.3%
      Education, health & social services13.0%35.4%
      Other29.0%29.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westover Hills, TX578$165,625199%
      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193%
      Dalworthington Gardens, TX2,233$129,750135%
      Mansfield, TX63,141$90,21663%
      Saginaw, TX21,680$81,07047%
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Orleans, LA382,922$37,48832%
      Wichita, KS388,033$46,77515%
      Cleveland, OH389,165$26,58352%
      Tulsa, OK399,906$43,04522%
      Bakersfield, CA367,555$58,6696%
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743%
      Source: The West, Arlington, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).