Foster City employment information

IndexFoster CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$55,318$29,906$28,555
Median household income$114,651$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$127,868$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$102,300$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$94,867$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$60,048$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level3.9%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Foster City is 94% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Foster City is 114% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Foster City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Foster City is 75% lower than the national average.

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Foster City median earnings by income bracket

Foster City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.4%1.3%
Manufacturing sector15.0%0.2%
Financial & insurance services7.0%8.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%9.8%
Public administration3.9%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%3.3%
Education, health & social services8.9%28.1%

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Foster City, CA31,809$114,651114%

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Eldersburg, MD31,799$108,169102%
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Adelanto, CA31,773$35,26234%
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Source: The Foster City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.