Desert Center employment information

IndexDesert CenterCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,837$31,458$29,829
Median household income$57,679$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,214$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$19,659$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.9%15.8%15.1%
The Desert Center, CA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Desert Center is $19,837, which is 37% lower than than the California average and 33% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $57,679, which is 10% lower than than the California average and 4% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Desert Center is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Desert Center is 34% which is 125% higher than than the national average.

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$38,448$57,679$115,358
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Desert Center is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Desert Center is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Desert Center is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Desert Center is 125% higher than the national average.

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Desert Center median earnings by income bracket

Desert Center employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%25.0%
Public administration4.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities44.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%
Other40.4%55.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Desert Center, CA189$57,6794%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monument, PA189$0100%
Ogema, MN189$44,25020%
Junction, UT189$40,00028%
Gilby, ND189$53,7503%
Kirwin, KS189$33,12540%
Desert Center, CA189$57,6794%
Source: The Desert Center, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).