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Income/capita 55%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 82%
IndexSomertonArizonaNational
Income per capita$13,511$26,686$29,829
Median household income$34,318$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,385$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,367$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$23,499$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$15,412$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level29.2%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Somerton is 55% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Somerton is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Somerton is 82% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Somerton is 93% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,876$34,318$68,636
      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.

      Somerton median earnings by income bracket

      Somerton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%22.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%16.7%
      Public administration13.9%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.0%
      Education, health & social services7.8%40.8%
      Other42.3%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Padre Ranchitos, AZ225$44,53120%
      Yuma, AZ93,704$44,21620%
      Gadsden, AZ558$38,39331%
      Donovan Estates, AZ1,435$37,76332%
      El Prado Estates, AZ445$32,21242%
      Somerton, AZ14,866$34,31838%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aldine, TX14,867$34,75537%
      Mastic Beach, NY14,867$64,97017%
      Forrest City, AR14,871$33,25040%
      Alexander City, AL14,859$30,44245%
      Fort Carson, CO14,873$41,56525%
      Somerton, AZ14,866$34,31838%
      Source: The Somerton, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).