Income/capita 28%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 40%
Income per capita$21,521$26,686$29,829
Median household income$39,583$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,861$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$28,643$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$23,871$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level22.1%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mescal is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mescal is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mescal is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mescal is 46% higher than the national average

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      Mescal median earnings by income bracket

      Mescal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%11.2%
      Public administration19.0%9.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%21.9%
      Education, health & social services2.6%27.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rincon Valley, AZ5,938$106,49492%
      St. David, AZ1,709$55,5050%
      Pimaco Two, AZ615$32,53941%
      Benson, AZ4,974$30,01046%
      Mescal, AZ1,525$39,58328%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hasson Heights, PA1,525$50,9878%
      Elgin town, SC1,525$56,8753%
      Dillsboro, IN1,525$38,04031%
      Troy, TX1,524$50,5569%
      Milroy, PA1,524$49,61510%
      Mescal, AZ1,525$39,58328%
      Source: The Mescal, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).