Income/capita 35%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 284%
IndexPenn ValleyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,415$31,458$29,829
Median household income$40,668$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,155$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,223$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$21,250$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate17.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level41.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Penn Valley is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Penn Valley is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Penn Valley is 284% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Penn Valley is 172% higher than the national average

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      Penn Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.9%18.7%
      Public administration6.4%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%6.0%
      Education, health & social services4.5%46.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Meadow Vista, CA3,214$81,68148%
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,936$80,09645%
      Loma Rica, CA2,954$68,59724%
      Wheatland, CA3,617$65,69619%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,639$64,86017%
      Penn Valley, CA1,607$40,66826%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Point of Rocks, MD1,607$102,93586%
      Robersonville, NC1,606$33,35240%
      Nashville, MI1,606$34,30638%
      Knightsen, CA1,606$95,00072%
      Bennington, NE1,608$71,05828%
      Penn Valley, CA1,607$40,66826%
      Source: The Penn Valley, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).