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Income/capita 42%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 51%
IndexGolden ValleyArizonaNational
Income per capita$17,305$26,686$29,829
Median household income$31,504$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,678$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,833$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$21,317$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$17,481$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level27.0%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Golden Valley is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Golden Valley is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Golden Valley is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Golden Valley is 79% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,000$31,504$63,008
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      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.

      Golden Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Golden Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.1%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector7.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services27.3%25.7%
      Public administration12.2%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%8.2%
      Education, health & social services3.7%26.4%
      Other11.3%25.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lazy Y U, AZ618$123,158123%
      Clacks Canyon, AZ114$76,00037%
      Walnut Creek, AZ443$47,54214%
      Kingman, AZ28,586$42,64623%
      New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,566$29,82546%
      Golden Valley, AZ8,404$31,50443%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boonton, NJ8,405$90,08263%
      Gonzales, CA8,401$52,9404%
      Gering, NE8,401$52,4845%
      Hornell, NY8,400$39,44729%
      Harrodsburg, KY8,409$31,79443%
      Golden Valley, AZ8,404$31,50443%
      Source: The Golden Valley, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).