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Income/capita 73%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 15%
IndexAvenalCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$7,992$31,458$29,829
Median household income$35,103$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,934$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,804$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$20,518$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$13,553$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level32.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Avenal is 73% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Avenal is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Avenal is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Avenal is 117% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,399$35,103$70,206
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Avenal median earnings by income bracket

      Avenal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.3%74.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.1%14.4%
      Public administration3.8%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.5%
      Education, health & social services6.0%31.3%
      Other66.5%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kettleman City, CA1,586$51,3167%
      Coalinga, CA16,609$51,2657%
      Huron, CA6,821$25,32154%
      Avenal, CA13,590$35,10337%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Wenatchee, WA13,589$50,9478%
      Mebane, NC13,592$56,0371%
      Oatfield, OR13,592$74,66335%
      Henderson, TX13,587$40,95726%
      Riviera Beach, MD13,586$81,68448%
      Avenal, CA13,590$35,10337%
      Source: The Avenal, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).