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Income/capita 4%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 11%
IndexWrightwoodCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$31,030$31,458$29,829
Median household income$60,272$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,382$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,316$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$58,533$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,043$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wrightwood is 4% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Wrightwood is 9% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wrightwood is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wrightwood is 25% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,177$60,272$120,544
      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.

      Wrightwood median earnings by income bracket

      Wrightwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%3.6%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.4%12.1%
      Public administration2.7%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%0.8%
      Education, health & social services16.5%33.8%
      Other29.2%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,099$88,12559%
      Glendora, CA51,285$78,44842%
      Oak Hills, CA10,101$73,93834%
      Lytle Creek, CA1,019$56,8753%
      Phelan, CA14,503$52,5495%
      Wrightwood, CA4,510$60,2729%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wamego, KS4,511$52,3975%
      Wahoo, NE4,508$52,6125%
      New Burlington, OH4,506$56,4012%
      South Hill, VA4,505$41,78024%
      Fox Farm-College, WY4,505$33,01540%
      Wrightwood, CA4,510$60,2729%
      Source: The Wrightwood, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).