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Income/capita 35%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 10%
IndexRiversideSpokaneWashington
Income per capita$19,391$25,362$32,999
Median household income$20,835$43,274$62,848
Median income owner occupied$0$61,690$79,796
Median income renter occupied$0$26,808$41,061
Median earnings male$23,536$31,150$41,953
Median earnings female$22,113$23,983$27,576
Unemployment rate5.1%4.6%4.3%
Poverty leveln/a19.7%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riverside is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riverside is 62% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riverside is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riverside is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,846$43,274$86,548
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Riverside median earnings by income bracket

      Riverside employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services7.7%11.9%
      Public administration3.7%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%1.8%
      Education, health & social services12.7%32.3%
      Other31.3%37.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Green Bluff, WA685$74,31834%
      Rockford, WA364$61,40611%
      Town and Country, WA5,048$60,76810%
      Mead, WA7,044$56,1281%
      Millwood, WA1,655$54,0002%
      Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Birmingham, AL212,424$32,40441%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%
      Rochester, NY210,291$31,68443%
      San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%
      Modesto, CA208,512$50,9968%
      Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%
      Source: The Riverside, Spokane, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).