Income/capita 9%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 23%
IndexLive OakCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$32,661$31,458$29,829
Median household income$67,257$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,008$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,691$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$32,043$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$27,818$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Live Oak is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Live Oak is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Live Oak is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Live Oak is 4% lower than the national average

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      Live Oak employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector6.1%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%10.6%
      Public administration1.7%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.2%
      Education, health & social services12.5%38.3%

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      Lexington Hills, CA2,617$146,726165%
      Corralitos, CA2,557$115,244108%
      Pasatiempo, CA1,288$104,84290%
      Scotts Valley, CA11,824$104,15088%
      Elkhorn, CA1,091$103,75088%
      Live Oak, CA17,749$67,25722%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lithia Springs, GA17,743$37,26333%
      Colonia, NJ17,728$101,15183%
      Albert Lea, MN17,775$42,12824%
      Arcata, CA17,775$31,18044%
      Punta Gorda, FL17,721$56,1191%
      Live Oak, CA17,749$67,25722%
      Source: The Live Oak, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).