Income/capita 46%
Household income 73%
Unemployment 17%
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Income per capita$16,135$27,167$28,822
Median household income$15,041$44,859$53,270
Median income owner occupied$0$71,340$69,328
Median income renter occupied$0$26,064$34,215
Median earnings male$10,192$24,393$33,885
Median earnings female$10,893$18,166$24,038
Unemployment rate5.5%5.0%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 73% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is 100% lower than the national average

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      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector2.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%12.8%
      Public administration2.7%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.8%38.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Creswell, OR5,154$55,7280.7%
      Coburg, OR1,194$51,3947.1%
      Junction City, OR5,735$45,77417.3%
      Veneta, OR4,741$43,75020.9%
      Springfield, OR60,611$39,67028.3%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85918.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corona, CA161,614$72,30930.7%
      Salem, OR161,975$49,12611.2%
      Abbotsford, BC160,174n/a 
      Coquitlam, BC159,980n/a 
      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150.3%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85918.9%
      Source: The Downtown, Eugene, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).