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Income/capita 74%
Household income 81%
Unemployment 33%
IndexWest UniversityEugeneOregon
Income per capita$7,689$27,167$28,822
Median household income$10,672$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$6,800$24,393$33,885
Median earnings female$5,488$18,166$24,038
Unemployment rate6.2%5.0%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West University is 74% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West University is 81% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West University is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West University is equal to the national average

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      $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
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      West University median earnings by income bracket

      West University employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.5%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.1%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.5%21.5%
      Public administration2.2%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.6%33.8%
      Other57.7%34.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Creswell, OR5,154$55,7281%
      Coburg, OR1,194$51,3947%
      Junction City, OR5,735$45,77417%
      Veneta, OR4,741$43,75021%
      Springfield, OR60,611$39,67028%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85919%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corona, CA161,614$72,30931%
      Salem, OR161,975$49,12611%
      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150%
      Lancaster, CA159,651$47,68414%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16320%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85919%
      Source: The West University, Eugene, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).