Income/capita 19%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 64%
Income per capita$24,027$26,686$29,829
Median household income$49,735$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,364$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,553$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$25,066$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$29,094$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level14.6%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Whetstone is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Whetstone is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Whetstone is 64% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Whetstone is 3% lower than the national average

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      Whetstone employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%5.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%21.5%
      Public administration13.5%16.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.7%21.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elgin, AZ148$56,9173%
      Sierra Vista, AZ44,381$56,2802%
      St. David, AZ1,709$55,5050%
      Huachuca City, AZ2,180$32,80141%
      Whetstone, AZ2,653$49,73510%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Reed Creek, GA2,653$50,2149%
      Hazen, ND2,653$77,27540%
      Shenandoah, TX2,653$72,02430%
      Winthrop, ME2,654$47,40414%
      Odem, TX2,654$42,40723%
      Whetstone, AZ2,653$49,73510%
      Source: The Whetstone, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).