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Income/capita 30%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 54%
IndexPoint ArenaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$20,880$31,458$29,829
Median household income$28,000$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,167$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,308$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$16,136$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$20,078$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Point Arena is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Point Arena is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Point Arena is 54% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Point Arena is 27% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,664$28,000$56,000
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Point Arena median earnings by income bracket

      Point Arena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%7.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%13.5%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%37.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%1.0%
      Education, health & social services10.9%17.3%
      Other57.8%24.0%

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      Sea Ranch, CA1,092$77,75941%
      Anchor Bay, CA310$62,91714%
      Manchester, CA177$44,82119%
      Philo, CA260$16,52270%
      Point Arena, CA455$28,00049%

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      Rose Hill Acres, TX455$69,58326%
      Rosebud, MO455$35,25036%
      Solis, TX455$49,40811%
      Bayard, IA455$39,82128%
      Point Arena, CA455$28,00049%
      Source: The Point Arena, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).