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Income/capita 3%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 11%
IndexLake MathewsCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$29,032$31,458$29,829
Median household income$69,231$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$94,205$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,350$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$32,324$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$26,771$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake Mathews is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake Mathews is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Mathews is 11% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake Mathews is 9% lower than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $46,149$69,231$138,462
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Lake Mathews median earnings by income bracket

      Lake Mathews employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.3%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services23.4%18.8%
      Public administration3.0%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%4.1%
      Education, health & social services7.9%31.1%
      Other20.3%25.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Sobrante, CA15,374$106,21992%
      Eastvale, CA58,217$104,94090%
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,038$104,55689%
      Lake Forest, CA80,658$92,41567%
      Temescal Valley, CA24,797$90,33263%
      Lake Mathews, CA5,956$69,23125%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chickasaw, AL5,955$28,89348%
      Air Force Academy, CO5,957$71,70530%
      South Hooksett, NH5,958$89,59962%
      Homeland Park, SC5,952$25,26554%
      Fort Washington, PA5,951$114,853108%
      Lake Mathews, CA5,956$69,23125%
      Source: The Lake Mathews, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).