Income/capita 37%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 102%
IndexLucerne ValleyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,763$31,458$29,829
Median household income$33,456$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,714$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,130$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$34,375$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$23,599$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate9.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lucerne Valley is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lucerne Valley is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lucerne Valley is 102% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lucerne Valley is 66% higher than the national average

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      Lucerne Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.9%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.5%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%8.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%9.4%
      Public administration3.8%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%13.8%
      Education, health & social services10.0%36.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Arrowhead, CA11,307$60,92610%
      Apple Valley, CA71,455$47,43314%
      Big Bear Lake, CA5,149$46,65516%
      Big Bear City, CA13,859$45,68417%
      Lucerne Valley, CA5,263$33,45640%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williamsburg, KY5,263$29,47747%
      DeWitt, IA5,264$52,7315%
      Gray, LA5,262$41,97624%
      Shillington, PA5,265$58,4316%
      Keyser, WV5,261$28,37849%
      Lucerne Valley, CA5,263$33,45640%
      Source: The Lucerne Valley, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).