Income/capita 2%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 48%
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Income per capita$29,263$26,686$29,829
Median household income$74,417$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,778$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,689$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$43,114$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$31,144$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level7.9%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Goodyear is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Goodyear is 35% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Goodyear is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Goodyear is 48% lower than the national average

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      Goodyear employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector8.5%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%7.3%
      Wholesale & retail services19.3%15.7%
      Public administration9.1%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%3.3%
      Education, health & social services10.4%38.4%

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      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41734.5%

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      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41734.5%
      Source: The Goodyear, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).