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Income/capita 40%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 7%
IndexEl MirageArizonaNational
Income per capita$18,006$26,686$29,829
Median household income$49,504$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,019$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,110$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$31,670$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$27,524$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in El Mirage is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in El Mirage is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in El Mirage is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in El Mirage is 33% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $32,999$49,504$99,008
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      El Mirage median earnings by income bracket

      El Mirage employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.8%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%15.0%
      Public administration4.4%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.0%
      Education, health & social services9.1%33.4%
      Other33.5%30.2%

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      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449$79,82144%
      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41735%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16320%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510%
      El Mirage, AZ33,937$49,50411%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pekin, IL34,003$50,6648%
      Dana Point, CA34,009$83,91352%
      Watertown Town, MA33,849$92,05066%
      Houma, LA34,052$48,28013%
      Chester, PA34,056$27,21751%
      El Mirage, AZ33,937$49,50411%
      Source: The El Mirage, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).