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Income/capita 33%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 145%
IndexCalifornia CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,849$31,458$29,829
Median household income$48,776$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,447$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,216$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$41,130$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,439$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate11.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level26.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in California City is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in California City is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in California City is 145% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in California City is 74% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,514$48,776$97,552
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      California City median earnings by income bracket

      California City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.9%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%12.4%
      Public administration19.5%14.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.9%34.7%
      Other30.1%29.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edwards AFB, CA2,513$59,7068%
      North Edwards, CA823$53,2994%
      Mojave, CA4,239$34,28038%
      California City, CA13,360$48,77612%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lewisville, NC13,356$72,99432%
      Hudson, WI13,367$65,18218%
      Elfers, FL13,375$32,95340%
      Fort Lewis, WA13,378$43,37922%
      Bedford, IN13,341$36,88433%
      California City, CA13,360$48,77612%
      Source: The California City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).