Income/capita 34%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 56%
Income per capita$19,807$26,686$29,829
Median household income$49,161$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,571$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,396$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$37,393$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$20,477$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level19.1%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Safford is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Safford is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Safford is 56% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Safford is 26% higher than the national average

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      Safford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector1.8%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%17.4%
      Public administration17.6%6.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%1.0%
      Education, health & social services11.8%40.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cactus Flats, AZ1,398$58,7506%
      Solomon, AZ285$58,0835%
      Bryce, AZ82$56,8183%
      Swift Trail Junction, AZ3,262$52,8414%
      Pima, AZ2,471$50,3219%
      Safford, AZ9,616$49,16111%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gold Canyon, AZ9,616$68,00723%
      Girard, OH9,615$37,42632%
      Chevy Chase, MD9,618$162,351193%
      Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,613$42,35523%
      Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT9,606$61,80612%
      Safford, AZ9,616$49,16111%
      Source: The Safford, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).