Income/capita 14%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 38%
IndexBig PineCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$25,545$31,458$29,829
Median household income$51,188$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,750$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,625$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$27,404$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Big Pine is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Big Pine is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Big Pine is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Big Pine is 33% lower than the national average

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      Big Pine employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%9.7%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.3%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%10.6%
      Public administration20.8%15.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.9%4.8%
      Education, health & social services16.3%37.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Bishop, CA2,901$89,91763%
      Wilkerson, CA548$75,87537%
      Bishop, CA3,832$40,18227%
      Big Pine, CA1,679$51,1887%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sutton, NE1,679$53,3334%
      Ixonia, WI1,679$68,00923%
      Haslet, TX1,679$118,281114%
      Penn State Erie (Behrend), PA1,680$0100%
      Topaz Ranch Estates, NV1,680$42,50023%
      Big Pine, CA1,679$51,1887%
      Source: The Big Pine, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).