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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,109$40,668$81,336
      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.

      Penn Valley median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other24.7%28.6%

      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).