Income/capita 10%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 106%
IndexDesert HillsArizonaNational
Income per capita$26,731$26,686$29,829
Median household income$38,432$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,083$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,964$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$29,813$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$19,432$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level31.2%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Desert Hills is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Desert Hills is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Desert Hills is 106% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Desert Hills is 107% higher than the national average

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      Desert Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services34.0%14.3%
      Public administration7.4%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.0%38.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Havasu City, AZ53,058$44,37620%
      Crystal Beach, AZ151$27,45450%
      Desert Hills, AZ2,782$38,43231%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Meadowbrook, CA2,782$46,00017%
      Tainter Lake, WI2,782$67,77823%
      Lagrange, IN2,783$41,14426%
      Hamburg, AR2,783$28,51248%
      Clarion, IA2,783$38,69430%
      Desert Hills, AZ2,782$38,43231%
      Source: The Desert Hills, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).