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Income/capita 32%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 58%
IndexRough and ReadyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$20,343$31,458$29,829
Median household income$40,821$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,343$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$24,545$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$28,539$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rough and Ready is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rough and Ready is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rough and Ready is 58% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rough and Ready is 56% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,211$40,821$81,642
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Rough and Ready median earnings by income bracket

      Rough and Ready employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry33.9%8.7%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.6%0.0%
      Public administration5.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.5%78.5%
      Other19.5%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake of the Pines, CA3,936$80,09645%
      Loma Rica, CA2,954$68,59724%
      Alta Sierra, CA6,639$64,86017%
      Lake Wildwood, CA5,289$63,12514%
      Bangor, CA474$51,2507%
      Rough and Ready, CA1,271$40,82126%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lumber City, GA1,271$27,76850%
      Milford, NJ1,271$79,34243%
      Enlow, PA1,271$37,43132%
      Elkhart, TX1,271$30,72144%
      Boswell, PA1,271$29,34547%
      Rough and Ready, CA1,271$40,82126%
      Source: The Rough and Ready, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).