Income/capita 32%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 45%
Income per capita$20,265$31,458$29,829
Median household income$65,995$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,076$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,467$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$32,373$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$23,674$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fontana is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fontana is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fontana is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fontana is equal to the national average

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      Fontana employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.4%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector14.1%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%18.0%
      Public administration3.4%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.1%6.7%
      Education, health & social services9.6%29.5%

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      Eastvale, CA58,217$104,94090%
      Claremont, CA35,827$94,00570%
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,099$88,12559%
      Norco, CA26,809$87,06757%
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,309$79,97345%
      Fontana, CA205,228$65,99519%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tacoma, WA205,602$53,5533%
      Oxnard, CA204,752$61,70912%
      Fayetteville, NC203,670$43,88221%
      Moreno Valley, CA202,061$56,4562%
      Modesto, CA208,512$50,9968%
      Fontana, CA205,228$65,99519%
      Source: The Fontana, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).