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Income/capita 25%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 10%
IndexWhite CenterWashingtonNational
Income per capita$22,386$32,999$29,829
Median household income$47,680$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,274$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,490$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$31,533$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$28,183$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.8%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in White Center is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in White Center is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in White Center is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in White Center is 18% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,783$47,680$95,360
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      White Center median earnings by income bracket

      White Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%16.7%
      Public administration3.2%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%5.5%
      Education, health & social services11.3%28.4%
      Other32.5%34.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Yarrow Point, WA1,149$213,750286%
      Clyde Hill, WA3,197$193,516250%
      Medina, WA3,169$182,604230%
      Beaux Arts Village, WA368$176,875220%
      Hunts Point, WA461$170,250208%
      White Center, WA15,306$47,68014%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New River, AZ15,305$68,56824%
      Kenmore, NY15,303$52,6765%
      Payson, AZ15,297$45,59318%
      West University Place, TX15,318$220,868299%
      Westbury, NY15,319$89,38562%
      White Center, WA15,306$47,68014%
      Source: The White Center, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).