Income/capita 75%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 44%
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Income per capita$52,088$26,686$29,829
Median household income$75,297$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,679$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,188$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$56,020$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$36,458$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fountain Hills is 75% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fountain Hills is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fountain Hills is 44% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fountain Hills is 63% lower than the national average

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      Fountain Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.7%10.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%12.2%
      Public administration5.4%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%3.1%
      Education, health & social services16.7%29.1%

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      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833$173,487213.6%
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      Rio Verde, AZ1,946$70,06926.7%
      Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6158.5%
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,863$75,29736.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Loma Linda, CA23,859$51,3907.1%
      Keystone, FL23,850$110,57199.9%
      Watertown, WI23,878$46,36116.2%
      Derby, KS23,847$68,96524.7%
      Cottage Lake, WA23,845$134,107142.4%
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,863$75,29736.1%
      Source: The Fountain Hills, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).