National City employment information

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$17,143$29,906$28,555
Median household income$39,517$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,125$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,657$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$25,826$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$20,112$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level24.5%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in National City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in National City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in National City is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in National City is 57% higher than the national average.

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National City median earnings by income bracket

National City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%1.5%
Manufacturing sector12.3%1.0%
Financial & insurance services1.0%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%14.4%
Public administration3.7%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%2.2%
Education, health & social services8.9%30.4%

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Bonita, CA13,864$87,66664%
Rancho San Diego, CA21,514$80,59151%
National City, CA59,543$39,51726%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brentwood, NY59,436$69,21429%
Pontiac, MI59,658$27,63248%
Gardena, CA59,682$47,85611%
Lancaster, PA59,368$33,77237%
Grand Junction, CO59,731$44,88716%
National City, CA59,543$39,51726%
Source: The National City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.