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Income/capita 14%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 14%
IndexMaricopaArizonaNational
Income per capita$25,800$26,686$29,829
Median household income$68,888$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,042$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,771$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$44,894$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$29,356$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Maricopa is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Maricopa is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Maricopa is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Maricopa is 47% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,920$68,888$137,776
      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.

      Maricopa median earnings by income bracket

      Maricopa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%3.8%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%10.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%12.0%
      Public administration8.9%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.1%
      Education, health & social services9.1%30.5%
      Other30.2%31.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,828$53,2134%
      Sweet Water Village, AZ202$41,25025%
      Gila Crossing, AZ848$40,22727%
      Ak-Chin Village, AZ1,182$24,75055%
      Casa Blanca, AZ1,042$13,04176%
      Maricopa, AZ45,473$68,88825%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Charlottesville, VA45,538$50,7278%
      Pine Bluff, AR45,404$30,94244%
      Smyrna, TN45,369$55,5570%
      Hilo, HI45,579$55,8151%
      Lacey, WA45,644$59,6248%
      Maricopa, AZ45,473$68,88825%
      Source: The Maricopa, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).