Income/capita 30%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 24%
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IndexShasta LakeCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$20,786$31,458$29,829
Median household income$46,150$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,696$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,041$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$31,167$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$19,007$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shasta Lake is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shasta Lake is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shasta Lake is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shasta Lake is 30% higher than the national average

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      Shasta Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.7%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services19.9%15.8%
      Public administration8.3%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%0.7%
      Education, health & social services9.9%45.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Palo Cedro, CA1,379$78,45041.8%
      Millville, CA757$61,91211.9%
      Shasta, CA1,737$56,6892.5%
      Bella Vista, CA2,706$51,6256.7%
      Redding, CA91,320$44,57319.4%
      Shasta Lake, CA10,151$46,15016.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cameron, MO10,150$41,41025.1%
      Berlin, NH10,154$38,86329.8%
      Friendly, MD10,155$114,375106.7%
      Anderson, CA10,156$35,21636.3%
      Jesup, GA10,145$33,21440.0%
      Shasta Lake, CA10,151$46,15016.6%
      Source: The Shasta Lake, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).