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Income/capita 71%
Household income 60%
Unemployment 234%
IndexBlackwaterArizonaNational
Income per capita$8,798$26,686$29,829
Median household income$22,056$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,667$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,573$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$16,613$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$25,339$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate15.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level54.3%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blackwater is 71% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Blackwater is 60% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blackwater is 234% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blackwater is 259% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $14,702$22,056$44,112
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Blackwater median earnings by income bracket

      Blackwater employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%18.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.8%
      Wholesale & retail services7.6%6.1%
      Public administration19.4%11.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%52.5%
      Other64.7%21.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Queen Creek, AZ30,849$90,68764%
      San Tan Valley, AZ88,507$61,04910%
      Florence, AZ26,221$48,91912%
      Casa Grande, AZ51,571$46,01717%
      Sweet Water Village, AZ202$41,25025%
      Blackwater, AZ1,462$22,05660%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayboro, NC1,462$33,40540%
      Herscher, IL1,462$66,83821%
      Greenvale, NY1,462$118,611114%
      Oquawka, IL1,463$39,27829%
      Fayette, OH1,461$39,12529%
      Blackwater, AZ1,462$22,05660%
      Source: The Blackwater, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).