Income/capita 10%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 42%
Income per capita$26,864$27,947$32,999
Median household income$38,389$53,553$62,848
Median income owner occupied$0$74,530$79,796
Median income renter occupied$0$35,892$41,061
Median earnings male$34,997$37,161$41,953
Median earnings female$28,998$27,970$27,576
Unemployment rate6.6%5.0%4.3%
Poverty leveln/a17.9%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newtacoma is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Newtacoma is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newtacoma is 42% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newtacoma is equal to the national average

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      Newtacoma employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.6%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services20.5%12.8%
      Public administration6.8%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%1.9%
      Education, health & social services9.3%33.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Canterwood, WA3,409$129,773135%
      Lake Tapps, WA13,030$105,83691%
      Dash Point, WA939$101,34683%
      Raft Island, WA342$100,88282%
      Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,512$99,90481%
      Tacoma, WA205,602$53,5533%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fontana, CA205,228$65,99519%
      Oxnard, CA204,752$61,70912%
      Fayetteville, NC203,670$43,88221%
      Modesto, CA208,512$50,9968%
      Moreno Valley, CA202,061$56,4562%
      Tacoma, WA205,602$53,5533%
      Source: The Newtacoma, Tacoma, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).