Income/capita 25%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 4%
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Income per capita$22,452$26,686$29,829
Median household income$46,817$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,458$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,681$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$30,910$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$25,993$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glendale is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Glendale is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glendale is 4% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glendale is 42% higher than the national average

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      Glendale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector8.7%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.8%16.4%
      Public administration4.2%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.9%
      Education, health & social services10.4%33.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833$173,487213.6%
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379.1%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449$79,82144.3%
      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41734.5%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16319.6%
      Glendale, AZ239,943$46,81715.4%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Winston-Salem, NC238,474$40,89826.1%
      Regina, SK241,465n/a 
      Chandler, AZ242,131$74,32934.4%
      Reno, NV237,121$48,81511.8%
      Hialeah, FL235,626$29,81746.1%
      Glendale, AZ239,943$46,81715.4%
      Source: The Glendale, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).