Income/capita 58%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 277%
IndexWest ModestoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$12,560$31,458$29,829
Median household income$30,682$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,917$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,217$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$22,330$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$11,742$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate17.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level36.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Modesto is 58% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Modesto is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Modesto is 277% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Modesto is 139% higher than the national average

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      West Modesto employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry41.9%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%11.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.5%
      Education, health & social services7.0%33.8%

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      Del Rio, CA1,577$122,331121%
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      Salida, CA13,898$71,63229%
      Lathrop, CA20,331$65,69919%
      West Modesto, CA5,274$30,68245%

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      Cave Creek, AZ5,275$82,09548%
      Batesburg-Leesville, SC5,273$34,74237%
      Concordia, KS5,273$36,98433%
      East Moriches, NY5,272$97,64376%
      Crossett, AR5,272$33,01540%
      West Modesto, CA5,274$30,68245%
      Source: The West Modesto, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).