Income/capita 42%
Household income 75%
Unemployment 1%
IndexEl PortalCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$42,230$31,458$29,829
Median household income$96,696$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$105,625$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$82,361$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$40,563$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$60,444$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level0.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in El Portal is 42% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in El Portal is 75% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in El Portal is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in El Portal is 100% lower than the national average

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      El Portal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.9%5.5%
      Public administration17.6%76.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.2%17.6%

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      Wawona, CA453$34,88637%
      El Portal, CA403$96,69675%

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      El Portal, CA403$96,69675%
      Source: The El Portal, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).