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Income/capita 62%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 59%
IndexDelanoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$11,255$31,458$29,829
Median household income$36,265$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,830$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,761$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$17,517$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$13,292$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level29.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Delano is 62% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Delano is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Delano is 59% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Delano is 94% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,174$36,265$72,530
      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.

      Delano median earnings by income bracket

      Delano employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%0.1%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%49.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%0.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%15.2%
      Public administration5.0%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%2.9%
      Education, health & social services6.0%24.4%
      Other54.5%47.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wasco, CA26,061$39,55928%
      Alpaugh, CA1,124$38,75030%
      McFarland, CA13,391$33,68739%
      Pixley, CA3,840$32,84541%
      Terra Bella, CA3,201$32,70041%
      Delano, CA52,538$36,26534%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burlington, NC52,570$37,86232%
      Gilroy, CA52,576$84,35152%
      Levittown, PA52,407$72,62731%
      West New York, NJ52,407$50,3349%
      Elkhart, IN52,378$35,55536%
      Delano, CA52,538$36,26534%
      Source: The Delano, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).