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Income/capita 56%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 39%
IndexSusanvilleCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$13,165$31,458$29,829
Median household income$46,863$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,429$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,146$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,080$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$30,588$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Susanville is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Susanville is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Susanville is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Susanville is 51% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,238$46,863$93,726
      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.

      Susanville median earnings by income bracket

      Susanville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%4.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%9.5%
      Public administration38.3%27.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.2%
      Education, health & social services15.6%37.6%
      Other17.3%21.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Janesville, CA1,283$72,36131%
      Johnstonville, CA1,183$71,95330%
      Litchfield, CA143$0100%
      Susanville, CA15,555$46,86315%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Adelphi, MD15,554$63,39615%
      Damascus, MD15,554$116,890111%
      Brunswick, ME15,564$51,9056%
      Pacific Grove, CA15,546$81,30447%
      La Marque, TX15,567$42,57223%
      Susanville, CA15,555$46,86315%
      Source: The Susanville, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).