California Income Limits

2022 Income Limits

2022 Income Limits in California by county. Click on the map below to view Income Limits for a particular county.

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Minimum Income Limit
Maximum Income Limit

Income Limits vary across California based on County as well as number people per houshold. The average Income Limit for a low income, 3-person family, in California is $72,009.

The highest average Income Limit for a low income, 3-person family, in the United States is $81,000 in District of Columbia. The lowest for a low income, 3-person family, is $20,667 in Puerto Rico.

View the Income Limits Overview for detailed information about Income Limits. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed Income Limit information.

How does California compare?

The highest Income Limit for a low income, 3-person family, in California is $134,200 in Marin County, San Mateo County, and 1 others. The lowest Income Limit for a low income, 3-person family, is $56,100 in Trinity County.

California ($72,009) has a 20.5% higher Income Limit for low income, 3-person household, than the average of the US ($59,753).

California is rank 9th out of 56 States and territories. This means the Income Limits, or in other words, the is higher than 47 other States and territories. California is the 9th most expensive State or territory in terms of Income Limits.

Average Median Income for California

9th
Rank
$93,624
Average Median
Average Income Limits for California per person
Income Bracket 1-Pers 2-Pers 3-Pers 4-Pers 5-Pers 6-Pers 7-Pers 8-Pers
Extremely Low $21,097 $24,111 $27,984 $32,272 $36,389 $40,669 $45,042 $49,469
Very Low $35,166 $40,190 $45,211 $50,203 $54,250 $58,259 $62,268 $66,297
Low $56,017 $64,001 $72,009 $79,986 $86,403 $92,813 $99,213 $105,603
Counties in California (58) Extremely Low Income
County Rank 1-Pers 2-Pers 3-Pers 4-Pers 8-Pers 6-Pers 7-Pers 8-Pers
Alameda County 6th $30,000 $34,300 $38,600 $42,850 $46,300 $49,750 $53,150 $56,600
Alpine County 24th $19,100 $21,800 $24,550 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Amador County 29th $18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Butte County 39th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Calaveras County 25th $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Colusa County 45th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Contra Costa County 6th $30,000 $34,300 $38,600 $42,850 $46,300 $49,750 $53,150 $56,600
Del Norte County 55th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
El Dorado County 19th $21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Fresno County 47th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Glenn County 53rd $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Humboldt County 40th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Imperial County 54th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Inyo County 32nd $17,400 $19,850 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Kern County 50th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Kings County 49th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Lake County 48th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Lassen County 36th $16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Los Angeles County 14th $25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
Madera County 44th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Marin County 1st $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800
Mariposa County 51st $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Mendocino County 38th $16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Merced County 46th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Modoc County 55th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Mono County 34th $16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Monterey County 15th $23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $46,630
Napa County 11th $26,500 $30,300 $34,100 $37,850 $40,900 $43,950 $46,950 $50,000
Nevada County 23rd $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,500 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Orange County 9th $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
Placer County 19th $21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Plumas County 33rd $17,150 $19,600 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Riverside County 27th $18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Sacramento County 19th $21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
San Benito County 18th $22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
San Bernardino County 27th $18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
San Diego County 10th $27,350 $31,250 $35,150 $39,050 $42,200 $45,300 $48,450 $51,550
San Francisco County 1st $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800
San Joaquin County 31st $17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
San Luis Obispo County 16th $23,000 $26,250 $29,550 $32,800 $35,450 $38,050 $41,910 $46,630
San Mateo County 1st $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800
Santa Barbara County 8th $29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350
Santa Clara County 4th $35,400 $40,450 $45,500 $50,550 $54,600 $58,650 $62,700 $66,750
Santa Cruz County 5th $32,700 $37,350 $42,000 $46,650 $50,400 $54,150 $57,850 $61,600
Shasta County 35th $16,700 $19,050 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Sierra County 25th $18,900 $21,600 $24,300 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Siskiyou County 57th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Solano County 17th $22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $41,910 $46,630
Sonoma County 13th $25,000 $28,550 $32,100 $35,650 $38,550 $41,400 $44,250 $47,100
Stanislaus County 37th $16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Sutter County 42nd $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Tehama County 41st $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Trinity County 58th $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Tulare County 52nd $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Tuolumne County 30th $17,500 $20,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Ventura County 12th $26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
Yolo County 22nd $20,850 $23,800 $26,800 $29,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Yuba County 42nd $16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
Counties in California (58) Very Low Income
County Rank 1-Pers 2-Pers 3-Pers 4-Pers 5-Pers 6-Pers 7-Pers 8-Pers
Alameda County 6th $50,000 $57,150 $64,300 $71,400 $77,150 $82,850 $88,550 $94,250
Alpine County 24th $31,800 $36,350 $40,900 $45,400 $49,050 $52,700 $56,300 $59,950
Amador County 29th $30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200
Butte County 39th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Calaveras County 25th $31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400
Colusa County 45th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Contra Costa County 6th $50,000 $57,150 $64,300 $71,400 $77,150 $82,850 $88,550 $94,250
Del Norte County 55th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
El Dorado County 19th $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
Fresno County 47th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Glenn County 53rd $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Humboldt County 40th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Imperial County 54th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Inyo County 32nd $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
Kern County 50th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Kings County 49th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Lake County 48th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Lassen County 36th $28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
Los Angeles County 14th $41,700 $47,650 $53,600 $59,550 $64,350 $69,100 $73,850 $78,650
Madera County 44th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Marin County 1st $65,250 $74,600 $83,900 $93,200 $100,700 $108,150 $115,600 $123,050
Mariposa County 51st $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Mendocino County 38th $28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
Merced County 46th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Modoc County 55th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Mono County 34th $28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
Monterey County 15th $39,800 $45,500 $51,200 $56,850 $61,400 $65,950 $70,500 $75,050
Napa County 11th $44,150 $50,450 $56,750 $63,050 $68,100 $73,150 $78,200 $83,250
Nevada County 23rd $34,450 $39,400 $44,300 $49,200 $53,150 $57,100 $61,050 $64,950
Orange County 9th $47,450 $54,200 $61,000 $67,750 $73,200 $78,600 $84,050 $89,450
Placer County 19th $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
Plumas County 33rd $28,600 $32,700 $36,800 $40,850 $44,150 $47,400 $50,700 $53,950
Riverside County 27th $30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
Sacramento County 19th $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
San Benito County 18th $36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400
San Bernardino County 27th $30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
San Diego County 10th $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900
San Francisco County 1st $65,250 $74,600 $83,900 $93,200 $100,700 $108,150 $115,600 $123,050
San Joaquin County 31st $29,000 $33,150 $37,300 $41,400 $44,750 $48,050 $51,350 $54,650
San Luis Obispo County 16th $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
San Mateo County 1st $65,250 $74,600 $83,900 $93,200 $100,700 $108,150 $115,600 $123,050
Santa Barbara County 8th $48,900 $55,900 $62,900 $69,850 $75,450 $81,050 $86,650 $92,250
Santa Clara County 4th $59,000 $67,400 $75,850 $84,250 $91,000 $97,750 $104,500 $111,250
Santa Cruz County 5th $54,450 $62,200 $70,000 $77,750 $84,000 $90,200 $96,450 $102,650
Shasta County 35th $27,800 $31,800 $35,750 $39,700 $42,900 $46,100 $49,250 $52,450
Sierra County 25th $31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400
Siskiyou County 57th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Solano County 17th $38,050 $43,450 $48,900 $54,300 $58,650 $63,000 $67,350 $71,700
Sonoma County 13th $41,600 $47,550 $53,500 $59,400 $64,200 $68,950 $73,700 $78,450
Stanislaus County 37th $27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
Sutter County 42nd $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Tehama County 41st $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Trinity County 58th $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Tulare County 52nd $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Tuolumne County 30th $29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950
Ventura County 12th $43,900 $50,200 $56,450 $62,700 $67,750 $72,750 $77,750 $82,800
Yolo County 22nd $34,700 $39,650 $44,600 $49,550 $53,550 $57,500 $61,450 $65,450
Yuba County 42nd $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
Counties in California (58) Low Income
County Rank 1-Pers 2-Pers 3-Pers 4-Pers 8-Pers 6-Pers 7-Pers 8-Pers
Alameda County 6th $74,200 $84,800 $95,400 $106,000 $114,500 $123,000 $131,450 $139,950
Alpine County 24th $50,900 $58,150 $65,400 $72,650 $78,500 $84,300 $90,100 $95,900
Amador County 29th $48,550 $55,450 $62,400 $69,300 $74,850 $80,400 $85,950 $91,500
Butte County 39th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Calaveras County 25th $50,400 $57,600 $64,800 $72,000 $77,800 $83,550 $89,300 $95,050
Colusa County 45th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Contra Costa County 6th $74,200 $84,800 $95,400 $106,000 $114,500 $123,000 $131,450 $139,950
Del Norte County 55th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
El Dorado County 19th $56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000
Fresno County 47th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Glenn County 53rd $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Humboldt County 40th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Imperial County 54th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Inyo County 32nd $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350
Kern County 50th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Kings County 49th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Lake County 48th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Lassen County 36th $45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850
Los Angeles County 14th $66,750 $76,250 $85,800 $95,300 $102,950 $110,550 $118,200 $125,800
Madera County 44th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Marin County 1st $104,400 $119,300 $134,200 $149,100 $161,050 $173,000 $184,900 $196,850
Mariposa County 51st $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Mendocino County 38th $45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850
Merced County 46th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Modoc County 55th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Mono County 34th $45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850
Monterey County 15th $63,700 $72,800 $81,900 $91,000 $98,300 $105,600 $112,850 $120,150
Napa County 11th $70,550 $80,600 $90,700 $100,750 $108,850 $116,900 $124,950 $133,000
Nevada County 23rd $55,100 $63,000 $70,850 $78,700 $85,000 $91,300 $97,600 $103,900
Orange County 9th $75,900 $86,750 $97,600 $108,400 $117,100 $125,750 $134,450 $143,100
Placer County 19th $56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000
Plumas County 33rd $45,750 $52,300 $58,850 $65,350 $70,600 $75,850 $81,050 $86,300
Riverside County 27th $49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950
Sacramento County 19th $56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000
San Benito County 18th $58,900 $67,300 $75,700 $84,100 $90,850 $97,600 $104,300 $111,050
San Bernardino County 27th $49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950
San Diego County 10th $72,900 $83,300 $93,700 $104,100 $112,450 $120,800 $129,100 $137,450
San Francisco County 1st $104,400 $119,300 $134,200 $149,100 $161,050 $173,000 $184,900 $196,850
San Joaquin County 31st $46,350 $53,000 $59,600 $66,200 $71,500 $76,800 $82,100 $87,400
San Luis Obispo County 16th $61,250 $70,000 $78,750 $87,500 $94,500 $101,500 $108,500 $115,500
San Mateo County 1st $104,400 $119,300 $134,200 $149,100 $161,050 $173,000 $184,900 $196,850
Santa Barbara County 8th $78,350 $89,550 $100,750 $111,900 $120,900 $129,850 $138,800 $147,750
Santa Clara County 4th $92,250 $105,400 $118,600 $131,750 $142,300 $152,850 $163,400 $173,950
Santa Cruz County 5th $87,350 $99,800 $112,300 $124,750 $134,750 $144,750 $154,700 $164,700
Shasta County 35th $44,450 $50,800 $57,150 $63,500 $68,600 $73,700 $78,750 $83,850
Sierra County 25th $50,400 $57,600 $64,800 $72,000 $77,800 $83,550 $89,300 $95,050
Siskiyou County 57th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Solano County 17th $60,800 $69,450 $78,150 $86,800 $93,750 $100,700 $107,650 $114,600
Sonoma County 13th $66,550 $76,050 $85,550 $95,050 $102,700 $110,300 $117,900 $125,500
Stanislaus County 37th $44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150
Sutter County 42nd $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Tehama County 41st $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Trinity County 58th $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Tulare County 52nd $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250
Tuolumne County 30th $46,600 $53,250 $59,900 $66,550 $71,900 $77,200 $82,550 $87,850
Ventura County 12th $70,250 $80,300 $90,350 $100,350 $108,400 $116,450 $124,450 $132,500
Yolo County 22nd $55,550 $63,450 $71,400 $79,300 $85,650 $92,000 $98,350 $104,700
Yuba County 42nd $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250

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