Income/capita 35%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 87%
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Income per capita$19,502$31,458$29,829
Median household income$40,813$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,619$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,136$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$26,192$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,014$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palermo is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Palermo is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palermo is 87% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palermo is 62% higher than the national average

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      Palermo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector13.6%15.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%17.0%
      Public administration1.0%8.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.6%33.8%

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      Loma Rica, CA2,954$68,59724.0%
      Butte Valley, CA650$59,4327.4%
      Palermo, CA5,783$40,81326.2%

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      Palermo, CA5,783$40,81326.2%
      Source: The Palermo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).