Income/capita 10%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 31%
IndexYosemite ValleyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$32,707$31,458$29,829
Median household income$37,132$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,132$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$26,976$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$28,036$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Yosemite Valley is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Yosemite Valley is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Yosemite Valley is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Yosemite Valley is 8% higher than the national average

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      Yosemite Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services2.4%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%12.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Portal, CA403$96,69675%
      Wawona, CA453$34,88637%
      Yosemite Valley, CA1,000$37,13233%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crosby, ND1,000$55,5360%
      Greensburg, KS1,000$37,50032%
      Boothbay Harbor, ME1,000$38,83330%
      Tumbling Shoals, AR1,000$55,9721%
      Story, WY1,000$44,13820%
      Yosemite Valley, CA1,000$37,13233%
      Source: The Yosemite Valley, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).