San Mateo employment information

IndexSan MateoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$46,782$29,906$28,555
Median household income$90,087$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$114,485$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$67,390$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$50,575$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$39,794$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level7.4%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in San Mateo is 64% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in San Mateo is 68% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in San Mateo is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in San Mateo is 53% lower than the national average.

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San Mateo median earnings by income bracket

San Mateo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%1.3%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.5%
Financial & insurance services5.0%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services12.1%11.1%
Public administration2.9%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%2.9%
Education, health & social services9.8%29.5%

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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%
San Mateo, CA100,114$90,08768%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Spring Hill, FL100,270$40,96923%
Lakeland, FL99,942$39,23827%
Las Cruces, NM100,360$40,65824%
South Bend, IN100,422$34,65635%
Kenosha, WI99,709$48,18110%
San Mateo, CA100,114$90,08768%
Source: The San Mateo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.