Income/capita 28%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 25%
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Income per capita$38,215$31,458$29,829
Median household income$64,618$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$95,144$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,625$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$48,717$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,747$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ojai is 28% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ojai is 17% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ojai is 25% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ojai is 28% lower than the national average

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      Ojai employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector12.5%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%8.6%
      Public administration4.7%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.5%
      Education, health & social services24.9%36.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,348$74,21634.2%
      Carpinteria, CA13,553$72,90131.8%
      Oak View, CA4,472$71,62929.5%
      San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,067$70,54127.5%
      Mira Monte, CA6,864$65,17417.8%
      Ojai, CA7,581$64,61816.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Centerville, GA7,576$55,6250.5%
      Franklin, CA7,586$43,74120.9%
      Lake Dallas, TX7,575$68,78524.3%
      South Beloit, IL7,589$62,78513.5%
      Acton Vale, QC7,572n/a 
      Ojai, CA7,581$64,61816.8%
      Source: The Ojai, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).