Income/capita 33%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 10%
IndexThousand PalmsCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,837$31,458$29,829
Median household income$43,207$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,523$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,476$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$30,045$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$18,427$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thousand Palms is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Thousand Palms is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thousand Palms is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thousand Palms is 11% lower than the national average

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      Thousand Palms employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry26.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.7%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%17.6%
      Public administration0.0%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%0.6%
      Education, health & social services4.7%31.6%

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      Desert Palms, CA6,940$55,0520%
      Thousand Palms, CA7,875$43,20722%

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      Stayton, OR7,875$42,17824%
      Floris, VA7,876$196,544255%
      Belgrade, MT7,874$54,0002%
      Perry, IA7,876$42,17724%
      Marion, NC7,873$33,39940%
      Thousand Palms, CA7,875$43,20722%
      Source: The Thousand Palms, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).