Income/capita 44%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 152%
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IndexSmith RiverCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$16,775$31,458$29,829
Median household income$43,707$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,267$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$0$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$29,145$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate11.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Smith River is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Smith River is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Smith River is 152% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Smith River is 58% higher than the national average

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      Smith River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.7%5.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration37.1%47.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%33.1%

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      Gasquet, CA749$33,25039.9%
      Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,064$32,21841.8%
      Smith River, CA827$43,70721.0%

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      Smith River, CA827$43,70721.0%
      Source: The Smith River, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).