Descanso employment information

Income per capita$30,185$29,906$28,555
Median household income$59,115$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,534$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,318$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$27,448$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$22,031$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level11.1%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Descanso is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Descanso is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Descanso is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Descanso is 29% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Descanso median earnings by income bracket

Descanso employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry34.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.9%10.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services7.3%0.0%
Public administration3.9%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%13.4%
Education, health & social services3.1%24.9%

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Alpine, CA14,580$78,43347%
Descanso, CA1,305$59,11511%

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Byron, CA1,305$75,67341%
Bergen, NY1,305$53,1821%
Fort Thompson, SD1,305$31,46741%
Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,305$148,047177%
Garretson, SD1,305$59,14511%
Descanso, CA1,305$59,11511%
Source: The Descanso, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.