Nevada City employment information

IndexNevada CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$35,087$29,906$28,555
Median household income$51,685$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,524$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,954$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$20,842$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$27,083$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level8.0%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nevada City is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nevada City is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nevada City is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nevada City is 48% lower than the national average.

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Nevada City median earnings by income bracket

Nevada City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.9%14.6%
Public administration5.3%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.3%43.0%

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Lake Wildwood, CA5,293$65,42722%
Alta, CA369$55,8334%
Dutch Flat, CA132$54,0001%
Challenge-Brownsville, CA952$47,95910%
Nevada City, CA3,051$51,6853%

Cities with similar population

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East Syracuse, NY3,051$33,64437%
McSherrystown, PA3,050$36,10232%
Verona, MS3,052$24,62554%
Lodi, WI3,050$55,4074%
Tybee Island, GA3,049$54,8983%
Nevada City, CA3,051$51,6853%
Source: The Nevada City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.