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Income/capita 51%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 145%
IndexSweetwaterIdahoNational
Income per capita$14,507$24,280$29,829
Median household income$40,313$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,781$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$25,625$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$23,438$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate11.4%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level22.4%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sweetwater is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sweetwater is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sweetwater is 145% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sweetwater is 49% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $26,872$40,313$80,626
      City
      $32,779$49,174$98,348
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Sweetwater median earnings by income bracket

      Sweetwater employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%52.4%
      Financial & insurance services22.2%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%33.3%
      Other55.6%42.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA6,531$70,16727%
      Uniontown, WA377$64,37516%
      Asotin, WA1,330$57,9845%
      Genesee, ID951$53,2504%
      Lewiston, ID32,484$47,94713%
      Sweetwater, ID205$40,31327%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Indian Beach, NC205$82,25049%
      Decatur City, IA205$42,81323%
      Atlanta, KS205$49,37511%
      Radnor, OH205$46,00017%
      Mendon, MO205$34,68837%
      Sweetwater, ID205$40,31327%
      Source: The Sweetwater, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).