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Income/capita NAT. AVG.
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Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest JordanUtahNational
Income per capita$29,679$25,600$29,829
Median household income$84,722$62,518$55,322
Median income owner occupied$95,744$75,170$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,059$38,196$35,192
Median earnings male$46,666$37,182$36,919
Median earnings female$30,530$20,734$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%11.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Jordan is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Jordan is 53% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Jordan is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Jordan is 64% lower than the national average

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      $56,475 $84,722 $169,444
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      $41,674 $62,518 $125,036
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      West Jordan median earnings by income bracket

      West Jordan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%12.7%
      Manufacturing sector14.0%14.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.3%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%15.2%
      Public administration4.6%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%10.1%
      Education, health & social services8.7%8.7%
      Other26.1%26.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Highland, UT19,012$146,177164.2%
      Emigration Canyon, UT1,598$130,139135.2%
      Independence, UT143$127,500130.5%
      Alpine, UT10,509$123,450123.1%
      Bluffdale, UT14,802$113,023104.3%
      West Jordan, UT115,181$84,72253.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Springfield, IL115,075$54,1642.1%
      Westminster, CO114,832$76,37838.1%
      College Station, TX115,802$47,45614.2%
      The Woodlands, TX114,532$126,087127.9%
      Brandon, FL115,909$62,95313.8%
      West Jordan, UT115,181$84,72253.1%
      Source: The West Jordan, UT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).