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As of 2008-2012, the per capita income of Butte County is $23,556, which is lower than the state average of $29,551 and is lower than the national average of $28,051. Butte County median household income is $43,339, which has grown by 35.76% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average Butte County residents spend 19.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 27.3 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.4 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #36

Butte County
23,556 USD
California
29,551 USD
U.S.
28,051 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Butte County
22,144 USD
California
31,272 USD
U.S.
30,376 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Butte County
26,314 USD
California
35,964 USD
U.S.
35,771 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Butte County
19,332 USD
California
26,617 USD
U.S.
25,299 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #48
Butte County
43,339 USD
California
61,400 USD
U.S.
53,046 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Butte County
58,304 USD
California
85,265 USD
U.S.
73,034 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #12
Butte County
35.76%
California
29.28%
U.S.
26.32%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Butte CountyCaliforniaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income23.89%$17,667, see rank22.65%$22,31722.39%$16,134
Social Security Income34.50%$16,021, see rank24.90%$16,36628.34%$16,727
Public Assistance Income4.23%$5,017, see rank3.83%$5,5702.72%$3,807
Retirement Income22.81%$24,566, see rank15.39%$27,23917.61%$23,126
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Butte County
54,647 USD
California
69,883 USD
U.S.
64,585 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Butte County
68,763 USD
California
94,829 USD
U.S.
85,065 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Butte CountyCaliforniaU.S.
White$44,258, see rank$64,213$56,203
Black$35,294, see rank$44,609$35,564
Hispanic$33,076, see rank$47,332$41,994
Asian$41,288, see rank$76,337$71,709
American Indian, Alaska Native$33,860, see rank$44,909$37,469
Hawaiian Native$23,125, see rank$62,890$54,938
One Race, Other$37,769, see rank$45,437$40,405
Two or More Races$37,196, see rank$58,006$46,787

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Butte CountyCaliforniaU.S.
less than 25$24,553, see rank$31,097$25,955
25 to 44$49,368, see rank$64,522$58,073
45 to 64$51,060, see rank$73,909$64,486
65 or over$37,437, see rank$42,408$36,181

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Butte County%CaliforniaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over180,181 see rank29,163,075243,810,053
Male188,65349.20%, see rank49.34%48.65%
Male, In Labor Force:253,98660.90%, see rank71.09%70.20%
Male, In Armed Forces22370.27%, see rank0.91%0.82%
Male, Civilian253,74960.63%, see rank70.19%69.38%
Male, Civilian, Employed344,69383.15%, see rank88.79%90.27%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed39,05616.85%, see rank11.21%9.73%
Male, Not in Labor Force234,66739.10%, see rank28.91%29.80%
Female191,52850.80%, see rank50.66%51.35%
Female, In Labor Force:248,33652.81%, see rank58.15%59.43%
Female, In Armed Forces2760.08%, see rank0.12%0.13%
Female, Civilian248,26052.73%, see rank58.04%59.30%
Female, Civilian, Employed342,66988.41%, see rank89.19%91.21%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed35,59111.59%, see rank10.81%8.79%
Female, Not in Labor Force243,19247.19%, see rank41.85%40.57%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Butte County%CaliforniaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over84,310100%16,282,943139,893,639
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone62,72274.39%, see rank73.05%76.14%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled9,38211.13%, see rank11.53%10.03%
Public Transportation9401.11%, see rank5.15%4.98%
Walked3,3784.01%, see rank2.76%2.82%
Other Means3,2843.90%, see rank2.36%1.76%
Worked at Home4,6045.46%, see rank5.15%4.27%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Butte County
19.4 minutes
California
27.3 minutes
U.S.
25.4 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Butte County%CaliforniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over87,362-16,614,362141,996,548
Male144,69351.16%, see rank53.97%52.32%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations213,42330.03%, see rank34.31%32.75%
Service Occupations28,75319.58%, see rank15.79%14.76%
Sales and Office Occupations27,84317.55%, see rank18.27%17.65%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,2152.72%, see rank2.17%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24,1119.20%, see rank8.78%9.75%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations26,62914.83%, see rank15.46%17.87%
Female142,66948.84%, see rank46.03%47.68%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations216,14737.84%, see rank39.53%39.35%
Service Occupations210,92225.60%, see rank21.35%21.19%
Sales and Office Occupations213,59131.85%, see rank32.22%32.82%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations23110.73%, see rank0.87%0.30%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2720.17%, see rank0.23%0.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,5703.68%, see rank5.56%5.77%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Butte County%CaliforniaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over87,362100%16,614,362141,996,548
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining2,9623.39%, see rank2.29%1.90%
Construction4,9465.66%, see rank6.19%6.49%
Manufacturing5,3246.09%, see rank10.11%10.62%
Wholesale Trade1,7482.00%, see rank3.20%2.83%
Retail Trade11,83413.55%, see rank11.11%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities2,8413.25%, see rank4.67%5.00%
Information1,4881.70%, see rank2.87%2.21%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing4,0674.66%, see rank6.51%6.74%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
8,3549.56%, see rank12.47%10.66%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance25,70229.42%, see rank20.91%22.90%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
9,82211.24%, see rank9.62%9.18%
Public Administration3,7164.25%, see rank4.70%4.94%
Other Services, Except Public Administration4,5585.22%, see rank5.36%4.95%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Butte County%CaliforniaU.S.
Population in Poverty44,15620.57%, see rank15.28%14.88%
Family in Poverty6,68812.86%, see rank11.47%10.92%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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