Income/capita 2%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 39%
IndexMount ShastaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$29,164$31,458$29,829
Median household income$34,813$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,250$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,958$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$20,913$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,196$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Shasta is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Shasta is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Shasta is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Shasta is 95% higher than the national average

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      Mount Shasta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.2%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services36.4%30.5%
      Public administration3.2%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.0%25.1%

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      Edgewood, CA20$78,33342%
      McCloud, CA1,101$38,94730%
      Dunsmuir, CA1,631$32,55741%
      Gazelle, CA50$31,38943%
      Weed, CA2,750$29,42747%
      Mount Shasta, CA3,285$34,81337%

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      Montura, FL3,284$35,03937%
      Manor, PA3,287$62,40713%
      Duncan, SC3,283$32,43941%
      Athens, PA3,287$40,58327%
      Kotzebue, AK3,288$85,27854%
      Mount Shasta, CA3,285$34,81337%
      Source: The Mount Shasta, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).