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Income/capita 149%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 100%
IndexOccidentalCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$74,267$31,458$29,829
Median household income$63,167$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,250$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$0$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$42,083$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level1.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Occidental is 149% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Occidental is 14% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Occidental is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Occidental is 88% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,107$63,167$126,334
      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.

      Occidental median earnings by income bracket

      Occidental employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services16.4%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%18.7%
      Public administration5.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%43.2%
      Other50.8%28.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bodega Bay, CA608$128,625133%
      Tomales, CA245$101,48883%
      Windsor, CA27,318$86,19256%
      Bloomfield, CA444$81,39747%
      Dillon Beach, CA135$77,85741%
      Occidental, CA898$63,16714%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Derma, MS898$21,38961%
      Gorman, TX898$22,78859%
      North Haverhill, NH898$70,38827%
      Oakland, IL898$41,50025%
      Dewar, OK898$38,28131%
      Occidental, CA898$63,16714%
      Source: The Occidental, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).