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Income/capita 42%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 131%
IndexMojaveCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$17,195$31,458$29,829
Median household income$34,280$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,152$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,557$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$30,299$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,161$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate10.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.6%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mojave is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mojave is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mojave is 131% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mojave is 122% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,851$34,280$68,560
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Mojave median earnings by income bracket

      Mojave employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.0%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%12.5%
      Public administration5.7%15.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%7.2%
      Education, health & social services3.3%15.0%
      Other35.0%38.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rosamond, CA19,672$61,61611%
      California City, CA13,360$48,77612%
      Mojave, CA4,239$34,28038%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mystic, CT4,241$85,44654%
      Parker, TX4,241$133,494141%
      Dilworth, MN4,237$53,5123%
      Mount Olive, AL4,237$69,42925%
      Buhl, ID4,243$34,63237%
      Mojave, CA4,239$34,28038%
      Source: The Mojave, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).