Income/capita 52%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 131%
IndexDos PalosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$14,170$31,458$29,829
Median household income$36,509$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,423$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$29,125$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,020$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate10.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level28.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dos Palos is 52% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dos Palos is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dos Palos is 131% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dos Palos is 91% higher than the national average

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      Dos Palos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.8%42.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%18.6%
      Public administration0.0%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.9%44.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Los Banos, CA37,012$45,75117%
      South Dos Palos, CA2,568$41,99224%
      Firebaugh, CA8,176$36,18135%
      El Nido, CA478$31,95742%
      Dos Palos Y, CA206$16,65670%
      Dos Palos, CA5,103$36,50934%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Savannah, MO5,103$42,44323%
      Rockport, MA5,101$68,27423%
      Spry, PA5,106$65,63419%
      Kalaheo, HI5,099$82,38849%
      Grambling, LA5,107$21,74161%
      Dos Palos, CA5,103$36,50934%
      Source: The Dos Palos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).