Income/capita 45%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$16,267$26,686$29,829
Median household income$39,714$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,176$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$26,669$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$22,792$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level23.9%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tolleson is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tolleson is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tolleson is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tolleson is 58% higher than the national average

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      Tolleson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.9%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.2%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%11.9%
      Public administration3.5%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities23.8%4.8%
      Education, health & social services3.4%29.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449$79,82144%
      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41735%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16320%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510%
      Tolleson, AZ6,985$39,71428%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Gabriel, LA6,984$37,37732%
      Umatilla, OR6,986$41,77124%
      North Riverside, IL6,983$59,3247%
      Whitmore Lake, MI6,988$46,66216%
      Mechanicstown, NY6,982$47,03815%
      Tolleson, AZ6,985$39,71428%
      Source: The Tolleson, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).