Sacramento employment information

Income per capita$26,060$29,906$28,555
Median household income$50,013$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,549$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,250$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$32,082$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$29,006$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level22.3%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sacramento is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sacramento is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sacramento is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sacramento is 43% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sacramento median earnings by income bracket

Sacramento employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%1.2%
Manufacturing sector7.0%0.8%
Financial & insurance services3.4%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%11.9%
Public administration11.1%13.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services12.9%31.1%

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Gold River, CA7,658$102,50092%
Mather, CA4,806$86,70562%
Wilton, CA4,670$81,25052%
Elk Grove, CA158,455$79,05148%
Roseville, CA124,250$76,71243%
Sacramento, CA476,075$50,0136%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Long Beach, CA468,594$52,9441%
Kansas City, MO465,005$45,37615%
Mesa, AZ452,091$48,25910%
Fresno, CA506,132$41,45522%
Virginia Beach, VA445,623$67,00125%
Sacramento, CA476,075$50,0136%
Source: The Sacramento, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.