Menlo Park employment information

IndexMenlo ParkCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$74,162$31,458$29,829
Median household income$126,045$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$178,203$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$84,167$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$81,837$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$51,498$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.1%15.8%15.1%
The Menlo Park, 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 Menlo Park is $74,162, which is 136% higher than than the California average and 149% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $126,045, which is 98% higher than than the California average and 128% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Menlo Park is 2%, which is 48% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Menlo Park is 8% which is 46% lower than than the national average.

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$84,021$126,045$252,090
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 Menlo Park is 149% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Menlo Park is 128% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Menlo Park is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Menlo Park is 46% lower than the national average.

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Menlo Park employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.7%0.4%
Manufacturing sector12.2%0.2%
Financial & insurance services6.1%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.6%5.8%
Public administration2.1%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.7%
Education, health & social services18.6%39.3%
Other36.3%35.5%

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Menlo Park, CA33,319$126,045128%

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Source: The Menlo Park, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).