Income/capita 14%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 69%
IndexAlta SierraCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$33,894$31,458$29,829
Median household income$64,860$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,442$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,511$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$42,478$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$27,234$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level2.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alta Sierra is 14% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Alta Sierra is 17% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alta Sierra is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alta Sierra is 82% lower than the national average

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      Alta Sierra employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%13.3%
      Public administration9.8%8.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%1.1%
      Education, health & social services10.9%35.6%

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      Auburn Lake Trails, CA3,946$99,54380%
      Meadow Vista, CA3,214$81,68148%
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,936$80,09645%
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,289$63,12514%
      Alta, CA448$58,4386%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,639$64,86017%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Belfast, ME6,641$40,62527%
      Opp, AL6,635$32,92340%
      Oneonta, AL6,645$46,75015%
      Twin Lakes, CO6,645$45,03219%
      Montevallo, AL6,633$38,47230%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,639$64,86017%
      Source: The Alta Sierra, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).