Puyallup employment information

IndexPuyallupWashingtonNational
Income per capita$32,885$32,999$29,829
Median household income$64,342$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,757$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,192$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$42,066$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$30,493$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%12.7%15.1%
The Puyallup, WA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Puyallup is $32,885, which is equal to than the Washington average and 10% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $64,342, which is 2% higher than than the Washington average and 16% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Puyallup is 5%, which is 2% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Puyallup is 11% which is 29% lower than than the national average.

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$42,890$64,342$128,684
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Puyallup is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Puyallup is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Puyallup is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Puyallup is 29% lower than the national average.

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Puyallup median earnings by income bracket

Puyallup employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector14.3%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.4%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%15.7%
Public administration6.0%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%1.9%
Education, health & social services10.8%38.9%
Other19.1%25.5%

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Maple Valley, WA25,093$98,92579%
Lake Holm, WA3,111$92,93868%
Puyallup, WA39,274$64,34216%

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Atlantic City, NJ39,306$26,56652%
Woburn, MA39,220$83,87252%
Kendall West, FL39,219$45,83517%
Winter Garden, FL39,219$60,62610%
Puyallup, WA39,274$64,34216%
Source: The Puyallup, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).