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Income/capita 29%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 26%
IndexBig RiverCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$21,277$31,458$29,829
Median household income$29,241$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$28,810$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,750$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$30,250$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,458$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Big River is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Big River is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Big River is 26% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Big River is 34% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,492$29,241$58,482
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Big River median earnings by income bracket

      Big River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.6%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector5.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.8%35.5%
      Public administration9.3%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%1.9%
      Education, health & social services18.6%29.1%
      Other29.5%27.2%

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      Parker Strip, AZ624$58,1825%
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      Bluewater, CA212$40,83326%
      Bluewater, AZ802$35,95435%
      Cienega Springs, AZ1,795$34,23938%
      Big River, CA1,120$29,24147%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Perryville, KY1,120$33,75039%
      Caddo, OK1,120$33,86939%
      Westwood, PA1,120$51,1218%
      Roscommon, MI1,120$29,79846%
      West Brookfield, MA1,120$53,6413%
      Big River, CA1,120$29,24147%
      Source: The Big River, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).