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Income/capita 39%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 111%
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IndexWest EugeneEugeneOregon
Income per capita$18,071$27,167$28,822
Median household income$32,064$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$24,953$24,393$33,885
Median earnings female$19,518$18,166$24,038
Unemployment rate9.9%5.0%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Eugene is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Eugene is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Eugene is 111% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Eugene is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,903$44,859$89,718
      City
      $35,509$53,270$106,540
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      West Eugene median earnings by income bracket

      West Eugene employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector22.9%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services21.6%10.5%
      Public administration0.2%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%2.9%
      Education, health & social services9.7%42.7%
      Other30.3%28.8%

      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 West Eugene, Eugene, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).