National City employment information

IndexNational CityCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$17,878$31,458$29,829
Median household income$42,178$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,597$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,466$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,900$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$20,505$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.1%15.8%15.1%
The National City, 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 National City is $17,878, which is 43% lower than than the California average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,178, which is 34% lower than than the California average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in National City is 5%, which is 15% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in National City is 24% which is 60% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,115$42,178$84,356
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 National City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in National City is 24% 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 60% higher than the national average.

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National City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector9.4%1.0%
Financial & insurance services1.1%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%13.1%
Public administration4.5%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%3.2%
Education, health & social services9.8%32.4%
Other35.5%34.4%

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National City, CA60,349$42,17824%

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Auburn, AL60,318$38,91230%
Cupertino, CA60,297$147,929167%
Bristol, CT60,437$61,55111%
Taylorsville, UT60,448$57,8265%
Palm Harbor, FL60,236$54,9241%
National City, CA60,349$42,17824%
Source: The National City, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).