Income/capita 6%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 88%
IndexFurnace CreekCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$28,036$31,458$29,829
Median household income$29,279$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,056$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,490$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$21,447$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$29,821$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Furnace Creek is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Furnace Creek is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Furnace Creek is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Furnace Creek is 41% lower than the national average

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      Furnace Creek employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%4.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Furnace Creek, CA178$29,27947%

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      Wilburton Number One, PA178$48,75012%
      Eureka, NC178$35,00037%
      Piqua, KS178$14,58374%
      Kennerdell, PA178$60,5569%
      Furnace Creek, CA178$29,27947%
      Source: The Furnace Creek, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).