Income/capita 29%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 112%
IndexBorrego SpringsCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$21,035$31,458$29,829
Median household income$34,046$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,243$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$20,361$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,526$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate9.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Borrego Springs is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Borrego Springs is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Borrego Springs is 112% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Borrego Springs is 24% lower than the national average

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      Borrego Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry36.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.8%49.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%11.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%11.9%
      Education, health & social services0.0%28.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Julian, CA1,010$59,7608%
      Oasis, CA4,374$22,21060%
      Borrego Springs, CA2,328$34,04638%

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      Maine, WI2,328$69,27625%
      Red Lodge, MT2,328$42,12024%
      Stanley, ND2,328$60,5009%
      Siesta Acres, TX2,328$33,22740%
      Ord, NE2,329$40,77426%
      Borrego Springs, CA2,328$34,04638%
      Source: The Borrego Springs, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).