Arcata employment information

Income per capita$18,681$29,906$28,555
Median household income$30,244$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,699$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,217$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$14,871$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$10,248$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate10.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level37.1%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Arcata is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Arcata is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Arcata is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Arcata is 138% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Arcata median earnings by income bracket

Arcata employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.3%2.1%
Financial & insurance services1.0%0.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%16.8%
Public administration3.3%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%0.5%
Education, health & social services24.9%41.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bayview, CA2,025$82,43154%
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Cutten, CA3,117$55,0803%
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA962$54,2611%
Arcata, CA17,679$30,24443%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Matthews, KY17,686$53,9051%
Vincent, CA17,687$76,68243%
Kings Park, NY17,694$101,30889%
Westbrook, ME17,662$45,04116%
Newburyport, MA17,662$83,14955%
Arcata, CA17,679$30,24443%
Source: The Arcata, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.