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Income/capita 27%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 53%
IndexRiversideTempeArizona
Income per capita$21,901$27,705$26,686
Median household income$28,919$50,474$51,340
Median income owner occupied$0$75,797$63,012
Median income renter occupied$0$37,403$35,905
Median earnings male$20,826$28,733$33,127
Median earnings female$16,536$23,495$25,835
Unemployment rate2.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty leveln/a21.6%17.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riverside is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riverside is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riverside is 53% lower 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
      $33,645$50,474$100,948
      City
      $34,223$51,340$102,680
      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 industry3.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.7%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.0%16.8%
      Public administration0.3%0.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%1.8%
      Education, health & social services18.8%19.8%
      Other44.0%54.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833$173,487214%
      Gilbert, AZ226,832$85,58155%
      Scottsdale, AZ234,495$76,54338%
      Fountain Hills, AZ23,863$75,29736%
      Chandler, AZ242,131$74,32934%
      Tempe, AZ174,708$50,4749%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Garden Grove, CA174,676$60,5229%
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,153$51,6487%
      Chattanooga, TN175,462$41,27825%
      Oceanside, CA173,829$58,9497%
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652$50,8298%
      Tempe, AZ174,708$50,4749%
      Source: The Riverside, Tempe, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).