Income/capita 47%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 7%
IndexSan JoseArizonaNational
Income per capita$15,771$26,686$29,829
Median household income$47,813$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,813$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,094$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$49,792$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$20,000$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level16.1%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in San Jose is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in San Jose is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in San Jose is 7% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in San Jose is 7% higher than the national average

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      San Jose employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services27.1%19.0%
      Public administration5.1%6.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%47.1%

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      Swift Trail Junction, AZ3,262$52,8414%
      Pima, AZ2,471$50,3219%
      San Jose, AZ772$47,81314%

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      Mooreville, MS772$45,15618%
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      Howard, CO772$52,3535%
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      San Jose, AZ772$47,81314%
      Source: The San Jose, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).