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Income/capita 71%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 84%
IndexMeccaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$8,541$31,458$29,829
Median household income$26,680$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,495$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,817$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$17,249$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$11,316$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level41.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mecca is 71% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mecca is 52% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mecca is 84% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mecca is 176% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,784$26,680$53,360
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Mecca median earnings by income bracket

      Mecca employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.6%42.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%11.4%
      Public administration0.0%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.3%
      Education, health & social services4.4%21.7%
      Other60.4%54.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Quinta, CA39,801$71,33829%
      Bermuda Dunes, CA7,339$57,5694%
      Indio, CA85,401$49,55110%
      Vista Santa Rosa, CA3,775$48,12513%
      Coachella, CA43,826$36,12435%
      Mecca, CA8,863$26,68052%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Selma, TX8,866$78,15741%
      Kulpsville, PA8,859$67,08021%
      Molalla, OR8,867$55,0820%
      Moundsville, WV8,858$31,95742%
      Quakertown, PA8,869$53,2784%
      Mecca, CA8,863$26,68052%
      Source: The Mecca, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).