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Income/capita 40%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 32%
IndexOro ValleyArizonaNational
Income per capita$41,615$26,686$29,829
Median household income$75,966$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,514$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,961$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$50,021$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$28,991$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oro Valley is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Oro Valley is 37% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oro Valley is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oro Valley is 51% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,638$75,966$151,932
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Oro Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Oro Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%9.7%
      Public administration8.8%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%2.7%
      Education, health & social services15.6%38.6%
      Other29.6%33.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tanque Verde, AZ16,546$93,41269%
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,329$80,50946%
      Marana, AZ40,221$76,48438%
      Summerhaven, AZ167$76,39738%
      Saddlebrooke, AZ10,324$69,79226%
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379$75,96637%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Danville, VA42,360$33,72139%
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412$120,668118%
      Burke, VA42,290$134,290143%
      Bentonville, AR42,499$76,44738%
      Burlington, VT42,556$46,75415%
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379$75,96637%
      Source: The Oro Valley, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).