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Income/capita 11%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 10%
IndexShastaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$33,021$31,458$29,829
Median household income$56,689$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,355$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,288$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$50,329$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$29,572$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shasta is 11% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Shasta is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shasta is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shasta is 65% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $37,788$56,689$113,378
      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.

      Shasta median earnings by income bracket

      Shasta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%9.0%
      Public administration8.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%5.4%
      Education, health & social services24.6%40.4%
      Other20.7%37.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Palo Cedro, CA1,379$78,45042%
      Bella Vista, CA2,706$51,6257%
      Shasta Lake, CA10,151$46,15017%
      Redding, CA91,320$44,57319%
      Cottonwood, CA3,644$38,55630%
      Shasta, CA1,737$56,6892%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rural Hill, TN1,737$74,89435%
      Pine Island Center, FL1,737$39,91328%
      First Mesa, AZ1,737$22,91759%
      Glouster, OH1,737$26,45052%
      Iota, LA1,737$41,62925%
      Shasta, CA1,737$56,6892%
      Source: The Shasta, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).