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Income/capita 273%
Household income 214%
Unemployment 72%
IndexParadise ValleyArizonaNational
Income per capita$111,342$26,686$29,829
Median household income$173,487$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$185,650$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$88,250$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$151,418$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$40,267$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level6.2%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Paradise Valley is 273% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Paradise Valley is 214% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Paradise Valley is 72% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Paradise Valley is 59% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $115,646$173,487$346,974
      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.

      Paradise Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Paradise Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.5%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services8.3%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%13.3%
      Public administration1.9%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%0.9%
      Education, health & social services27.2%38.9%
      Other38.4%34.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilbert, AZ226,832$85,58155%
      Scottsdale, AZ234,495$76,54338%
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,863$75,29736%
      Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6159%
      Tempe, AZ174,708$50,4749%
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833$173,487214%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elk Plain, WA13,835$60,0669%
      Mountain Home, ID13,823$47,81614%
      Azalea Park, FL13,848$37,86532%
      East Islip, NY13,853$116,487111%
      Brookside, DE13,853$57,0573%
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833$173,487214%
      Source: The Paradise Valley, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).