Income/capita 50%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 71%
IndexSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$14,922$31,458$29,829
Median household income$38,456$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,403$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,869$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$23,632$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,440$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level32.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in San Bernardino is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in San Bernardino is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in San Bernardino is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in San Bernardino is 113% higher than the national average

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      San Bernardino employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector12.9%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services18.3%15.2%
      Public administration3.0%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%5.7%
      Education, health & social services9.9%33.7%

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      San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%

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      Source: The San Bernardino, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).