Income/capita 32%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 26%
IndexLake IsabellaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$20,261$31,458$29,829
Median household income$26,369$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$25,833$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,750$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$45,341$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$15,208$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level29.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Isabella is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Isabella is 52% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Isabella is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Isabella is 97% higher than the national average

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      Lake Isabella employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%3.7%
      Financial & insurance services10.2%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services36.3%13.1%
      Public administration13.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.7%25.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kernville, CA1,319$55,1390%
      Squirrel Mountain Valley, CA1,077$49,80810%
      Panorama Heights, CA29$40,31327%
      Wofford Heights, CA1,590$34,16738%
      Weldon, CA2,691$33,33340%
      Lake Isabella, CA3,606$26,36952%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Port Monmouth, NJ3,606$96,61575%
      Sloan, NY3,606$42,14624%
      Clinton, CT3,605$66,64120%
      Brookhaven, NY3,605$86,01655%
      Bayport, MN3,604$69,34525%
      Lake Isabella, CA3,606$26,36952%
      Source: The Lake Isabella, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).