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Income/capita 65%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 70%
IndexWascoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$10,582$31,458$29,829
Median household income$39,559$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,535$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,024$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$19,749$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,395$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level29.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wasco is 65% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wasco is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wasco is 70% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wasco is 95% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,370$39,559$79,118
      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.

      Wasco median earnings by income bracket

      Wasco employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%47.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.5%
      Wholesale & retail services8.1%10.2%
      Public administration4.9%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%2.5%
      Education, health & social services3.5%28.9%
      Other63.1%44.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rosedale, CA17,050$115,841109%
      Greenacres, CA4,737$62,04312%
      Cherokee Strip, CA164$51,2507%
      Shafter, CA17,801$41,08526%
      Smith Corner, CA744$40,92126%
      Wasco, CA26,061$39,55928%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carbondale, IL26,066$19,51565%
      Key West, FL26,039$58,4946%
      Plainview, NY26,087$131,172137%
      Xenia, OH26,105$38,42631%
      Rockledge, FL26,144$57,0543%
      Wasco, CA26,061$39,55928%
      Source: The Wasco, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).