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Income/capita 33%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 63%
IndexYrekaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,939$31,458$29,829
Median household income$30,202$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,438$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,927$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$30,139$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,743$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level31.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Yreka is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Yreka is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Yreka is 63% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Yreka is 107% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,132$30,202$60,404
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Yreka median earnings by income bracket

      Yreka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector11.1%7.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.2%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%11.8%
      Public administration13.8%10.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.8%
      Education, health & social services15.7%35.6%
      Other32.3%30.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montague, CA1,378$41,92324%
      Fort Jones, CA816$36,33934%
      Gazelle, CA50$31,38943%
      Grenada, CA432$29,77346%
      Hornbrook, CA210$21,73661%
      Yreka, CA7,598$30,20245%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairfax, CA7,598$99,43880%
      Selah, WA7,599$50,1079%
      Rockton, IL7,596$74,27634%
      Sanger, TX7,595$57,4644%
      Holly Springs, MS7,591$29,34747%
      Yreka, CA7,598$30,20245%
      Source: The Yreka, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).