Income/capita 15%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 67%
Income per capita$34,385$31,458$29,829
Median household income$53,500$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,500$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,000$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$26,875$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,250$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairhaven is 15% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairhaven is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairhaven is 67% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairhaven is 61% higher than the national average

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      Fairhaven employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.4%20.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration10.3%5.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services17.2%45.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA1,753$79,33843%
      Myrtletown, CA5,320$62,38413%
      Fieldbrook, CA798$61,50011%
      Humboldt Hill, CA3,710$55,0760%
      McKinleyville, CA16,948$51,7276%
      Fairhaven, CA181$53,5003%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mosquito Lake, AK181$33,26940%
      Bethel, DE181$64,00016%
      Mentasta Lake, AK181$33,75039%
      Climax, GA181$44,06320%
      Franks Field, WI181$34,00039%
      Fairhaven, CA181$53,5003%
      Source: The Fairhaven, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).