Roxbury employment information

Income per capita$19,863$37,288$38,069
Median household income$34,616$58,516$70,954
Median income owner occupied$0$100,584$95,052
Median income renter occupied$0$40,766$39,116
Median earnings male$30,487$40,133$45,946
Median earnings female$28,470$31,820$32,028
Unemployment rate8.9%5.5%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a21.1%11.4%
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  • The income per capita in Roxbury is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Roxbury is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Roxbury is 91% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Roxbury is equal to the national average.

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Roxbury employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector3.9%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.3%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%9.6%
Public administration3.8%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.8%
Education, health & social services18.2%46.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wellesley, MA28,909$171,719210%
Dover, MA2,453$169,118206%
Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Washington, DC659,009$72,93532%
Memphis, TN655,857$36,97533%
Denver, CO663,303$56,2582%
Seattle, WA668,849$74,45835%
Nashville, TN643,771$49,89110%
Boston, MA658,279$58,5166%
Source: The Roxbury, Boston, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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