Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexRainier BeachSeattleWashington
Income per capita$38,615$63,610$32,999
Median household income$85,466$97,185$62,848
Median income owner occupied$0$139,872$79,796
Median income renter occupied$0$70,164$41,061
Median earnings male$41,017$64,288$41,953
Median earnings female$40,376$48,350$27,576
Unemployment rate4.0%3.0%4.3%
Poverty leveln/a10.2%12.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rainier Beach is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Rainier Beach is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rainier Beach is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rainier Beach is 100% lower than the national average

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      $64,783 $97,185 $194,370
      $41,894 $62,848 $125,696
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Rainier Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Rainier Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%7.1%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%13.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services9.1%9.1%
      Public administration2.7%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%11.8%
      Education, health & social services15.7%15.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Clyde Hill, WA3,360$250,001351.9%
      Yarrow Point, WA1,353$250,001351.9%
      Hunts Point, WA347$250,001351.9%
      Beaux Arts Village, WA396$241,875337.2%
      Medina, WA3,283$185,163234.7%
      Seattle, WA741,251$97,18575.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Brampton, ON735,754n/a 
      Mississauga, ON764,342n/a 
      Denver, CO715,878$72,66131.3%
      Winnipeg, MB775,440n/a 
      Washington, DC701,974$90,84264.2%
      Seattle, WA741,251$97,18575.7%
      Source: The Rainier Beach, Seattle, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).