Income/capita 52%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 89%
Income per capita$14,386$31,458$29,829
Median household income$28,438$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,969$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,634$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$21,600$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,724$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level40.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Onyx is 52% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Onyx is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Onyx is 89% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Onyx is 170% higher than the national average

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      Onyx employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services60.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services40.0%46.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%21.7%
      Education, health & social services0.0%31.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kernville, CA1,319$55,1390%
      Squirrel Mountain Valley, CA1,077$49,80810%
      Wofford Heights, CA1,590$34,16738%
      Weldon, CA2,691$33,33340%
      Mountain Mesa, CA886$29,22347%
      Onyx, CA610$28,43849%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ailey, GA610$60,3139%
      New Salisbury, IN610$36,87533%
      Minor Hill, TN610$40,00028%
      Big Horn, WY610$0100%
      West Nanticoke, PA610$54,2312%
      Onyx, CA610$28,43849%
      Source: The Onyx, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).