East Palo Alto employment information

IndexEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,527$29,906$28,555
Median household income$52,716$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$82,388$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$42,897$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$26,668$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$19,390$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level16.6%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in East Palo Alto is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Palo Alto is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Palo Alto is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Palo Alto is 6% higher than the national average.

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East Palo Alto median earnings by income bracket

East Palo Alto employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.6%
Manufacturing sector7.4%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%11.6%
Public administration1.9%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%2.1%
Education, health & social services10.0%33.7%

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Loyola, CA3,463$210,882294%
East Palo Alto, CA28,920$52,7161%

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Golden Gate, FL28,917$38,64428%
Perry Hall, MD28,924$75,96442%
Lake in the Hills, IL28,926$83,14955%
Princeton, NJ28,940$116,875119%
Bay Shore, NY28,883$67,53926%
East Palo Alto, CA28,920$52,7161%
Source: The East Palo Alto, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.