Income/capita 57%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 52%
IndexSouth OrovilleCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$12,757$31,458$29,829
Median household income$35,958$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,786$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,996$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$18,281$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$15,450$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level36.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Oroville is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Oroville is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Oroville is 52% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Oroville is 139% higher than the national average

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      South Oroville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%10.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services20.7%20.4%
      Public administration1.2%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.7%31.2%

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      South Oroville, CA3,481$35,95835%

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