Income/capita 216%
Household income 205%
Unemployment 100%
IndexSierra CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$94,293$31,458$29,829
Median household income$169,000$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$169,500$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$96,384$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$155,054$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sierra City is 216% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sierra City is 205% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sierra City is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sierra City is 64% lower than the national average

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      Sierra City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%0.0%
      Public administration28.9%41.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities36.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%16.4%

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      Downieville, CA225$43,12522%
      Sierra City, CA204$169,000205%

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      Sierra City, CA204$169,000205%
      Source: The Sierra City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).