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California City, California
Birmingham, Alabama
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in California City, is 46% more than it is in Birmingham and 7% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 California City, CABirmingham, ALUnited States
 Unemployment Rate10.80%7.90%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth-0.06%-0.41%1.59%
 Future Job Growth29.07%31.28%37.98%
 Sales Taxes7.50%10.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes8.00%6.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$22,908$19,640$28,555
 Household Income$57,660$31,217$53,482
 Family Median Income$61,581$37,014$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 California City, CABirmingham, ALUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K13.54%26.30%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K7.91%8.25%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K8.04%13.86%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K9.75%12.01%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K6.04%8.90%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K8.62%7.34%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K12.11%7.85%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K9.15%7.08%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K21.54%5.44%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K2.67%1.54%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K0.64%1.45%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 California City, CABirmingham, ALUnited States
 Management, business, finance13.17%0.00%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science8.13%0.00%5.34%
 Community, social services0.50%3.13%1.67%
 Legal0.47%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library5.49%28.13%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment3.43%0.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology1.66%18.75%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.01%0.00%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement9.05%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving0.73%0.00%5.76%
 Building maintenance6.36%0.00%4.01%
 Personal care4.75%6.25%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support21.77%6.25%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry1.51%15.63%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair12.36%9.38%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving8.61%12.50%12.09%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about California City

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