Ridgecrest employment information

Income per capita$27,954$29,906$28,555
Median household income$61,480$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,487$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,051$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$51,280$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$25,750$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level13.5%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ridgecrest is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ridgecrest is 15% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgecrest is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ridgecrest is 13% lower than the national average.

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Ridgecrest median earnings by income bracket

Ridgecrest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector7.8%0.5%
Financial & insurance services1.1%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.5%12.0%
Public administration24.1%14.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.8%
Education, health & social services6.5%27.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Inyokern, CA665$51,1724%
China Lake Acres, CA1,376$21,97059%
Pearsonville, CA23$0100%
Ridgecrest, CA28,282$61,48015%

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West Falls Church, VA28,277$89,07167%
Drexel Heights, AZ28,291$45,98114%
Drexel Hill, PA28,262$65,32822%
Crown Point, IN28,259$64,25020%
Tucker, GA28,343$60,53613%
Ridgecrest, CA28,282$61,48015%
Source: The Ridgecrest, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.