Income/capita 26%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 39%
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IndexYucca ValleyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$22,023$31,458$29,829
Median household income$41,569$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,652$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,943$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,668$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$19,072$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Yucca Valley is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Yucca Valley is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Yucca Valley is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Yucca Valley is 45% higher than the national average

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      Yucca Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%0.6%
      Wholesale & retail services18.6%10.5%
      Public administration14.2%8.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%1.5%
      Education, health & social services14.2%44.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Morongo Valley, CA3,082$35,77735.3%
      Whitewater, CA821$35,14536.5%
      Joshua Tree, CA6,943$34,97036.8%
      Desert Hot Springs, CA28,092$34,05938.4%
      Homestead Valley, CA3,090$30,57544.7%
      Yucca Valley, CA21,362$41,56924.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plainview, TX21,365$44,22120.1%
      Waynesboro, VA21,366$45,09718.5%
      Perrysburg, OH21,367$84,50852.8%
      Joliette, QC21,376n/a 
      North Bay Shore, NY21,377$88,09759.2%
      Yucca Valley, CA21,362$41,56924.9%
      Source: The Yucca Valley, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).