Isla Vista employment information

IndexIsla VistaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$8,904$29,906$28,555
Median household income$19,237$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$115,625$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,129$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$4,238$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$4,044$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level67.6%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Isla Vista is 69% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Isla Vista is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Isla Vista is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Isla Vista is 334% higher than the national average.

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Isla Vista median earnings by income bracket

Isla Vista employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.5%0.4%
Manufacturing sector4.0%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.1%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%12.8%
Public administration2.6%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.6%
Education, health & social services43.3%49.1%

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Ballard, CA323$87,08363%
Goleta, CA30,333$75,76642%
Isla Vista, CA24,792$19,23764%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lemoore, CA24,788$52,7011%
Uniondale, NY24,787$71,95335%
Emporia, KS24,787$36,69731%
Cabot, AR24,768$57,6358%
Austin, MN24,760$39,89025%
Isla Vista, CA24,792$19,23764%
Source: The Isla Vista, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.