Income/capita 61%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 65%
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IndexCrescent CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$11,647$31,458$29,829
Median household income$27,569$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,813$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,344$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$15,529$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$18,382$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level29.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Crescent City is 61% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Crescent City is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Crescent City is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Crescent City is 93% higher than the national average

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      Crescent City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.9%6.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.6%13.6%
      Public administration13.7%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.5%39.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hiouchi, CA397$95,31372.3%
      Fort Dick, CA830$55,4300.2%
      Smith River, CA827$43,70721.0%
      Gasquet, CA749$33,25039.9%
      Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,064$32,21841.8%
      Crescent City, CA6,965$27,56950.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Homeacre-Lyndora, PA6,965$52,3765.3%
      Minnetrista, MN6,963$143,191158.8%
      Milton, PA6,968$37,45932.3%
      Sturtevant, WI6,961$63,19614.2%
      Beacon Square, FL6,971$34,58337.5%
      Crescent City, CA6,965$27,56950.2%
      Source: The Crescent City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).