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Income/capita 66%
Household income 59%
Unemployment 28%
IndexFirst MesaArizonaNational
Income per capita$10,195$26,686$29,829
Median household income$22,917$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$24,659$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$19,432$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level44.6%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in First Mesa is 66% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in First Mesa is 59% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in First Mesa is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in First Mesa is 195% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $15,276$22,917$45,834
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      First Mesa median earnings by income bracket

      First Mesa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%15.4%
      Public administration32.0%14.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.6%
      Education, health & social services17.3%43.0%
      Other17.6%15.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hard Rock, AZ78$41,25025%
      Kykotsmovi Village, AZ775$41,00026%
      Shongopovi, AZ1,080$33,61139%
      Second Mesa, AZ1,537$32,14342%
      Jeddito, AZ324$17,91768%
      First Mesa, AZ1,737$22,91759%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shasta, CA1,737$56,6892%
      Glouster, OH1,737$26,45052%
      Iota, LA1,737$41,62925%
      Rural Hill, TN1,737$74,89435%
      Pine Island Center, FL1,737$39,91328%
      First Mesa, AZ1,737$22,91759%
      Source: The First Mesa, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).