Costa Mesa employment information

IndexCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$35,280$31,458$29,829
Median household income$70,438$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$98,631$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,170$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$38,972$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,816$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%15.8%15.1%
The Costa Mesa, CA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Costa Mesa is $35,280, which is 12% higher than than the California average and 18% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $70,438, which is 10% higher than than the California average and 27% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Costa Mesa is 5%, which is 3% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Costa Mesa is 14% which is 10% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$46,953$70,438$140,876
City
$42,517$63,783$127,566
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Costa Mesa is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Costa Mesa is 27% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Costa Mesa is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Costa Mesa is 10% lower than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Costa Mesa

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Costa Mesa

Compare Costa Mesa, CA Employment To Other Cities

Employment status

Hours worked per week

Costa Mesa median earnings by income bracket

Costa Mesa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%1.6%
Manufacturing sector11.8%0.6%
Financial & insurance services5.0%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.8%13.3%
Public administration2.4%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.4%
Education, health & social services9.3%24.1%
Other42.6%43.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Tustin, CA26,208$134,597143%
Villa Park, CA5,922$131,386137%
Newport Beach, CA86,813$115,845109%
Rossmoor, CA10,933$114,457107%
Mission Viejo, CA96,178$104,88690%
Costa Mesa, CA112,439$70,43827%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Miami Gardens, FL112,514$39,01229%
Lehigh Acres, FL112,279$41,73425%
Round Rock, TX112,767$74,08734%
Carlsbad, CA112,008$97,14576%
Elgin, IL111,919$60,3759%
Costa Mesa, CA112,439$70,43827%
Source: The Costa Mesa, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).