The median household income in the state of California for the duration of 2009-2013 was $61,094, as reported by United States Census Bureau. In comparison, the median household income for the country for the same duration was $53,046. Per capita personal income for the year 2013 was found to be $29,527, as against the national average of $28,155. The average number of people per household are 2.94, as compared to the national average of 2.63. Based on this data, the percentage of people below the poverty line was 15.9%, as compared to 15.4% for the entire nation. Also, among all the counties in California, Marin county was the richest at $89,605 as median household income. In comparison, Modoc county was poorest at $35,402.