Los Altos employment information

IndexLos AltosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$84,705$29,906$28,555
Median household income$157,500$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$165,686$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$105,096$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$132,917$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$56,827$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level2.7%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Los Altos is 197% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Los Altos is 194% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Los Altos is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Los Altos is 83% lower than the national average.

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Los Altos median earnings by income bracket

Los Altos employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector29.7%0.4%
Financial & insurance services5.8%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services8.1%8.0%
Public administration0.9%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.7%
Education, health & social services7.1%32.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Atherton, CA7,034$250,001367%
Hillsborough, CA11,148$250,001367%
Ladera, CA1,497$225,391321%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,244$224,271319%
Loyola, CA3,463$210,882294%
Los Altos, CA29,762$157,500194%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Granite City, IL29,764$43,75918%
Cleburne, TX29,765$48,26010%
Milford Mill, MD29,758$58,1379%
Liberty, MO29,806$65,10622%
Southgate, MI29,710$48,9249%
Los Altos, CA29,762$157,500194%
Source: The Los Altos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.