Walnut Creek employment information

IndexWalnut CreekCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$51,998$29,906$28,555
Median household income$80,399$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$96,699$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$60,699$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$68,521$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$44,982$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Walnut Creek is 82% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Walnut Creek is 50% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Walnut Creek is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Walnut Creek is 62% lower than the national average.

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Walnut Creek median earnings by income bracket

Walnut Creek employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%1.5%
Manufacturing sector8.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services9.2%8.4%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%11.3%
Public administration3.9%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.3%
Education, health & social services12.5%33.0%

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Walnut Creek, CA65,923$80,39950%

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Camarillo, CA65,985$87,12063%
Pasco, WA65,858$54,7002%
Palo Alto, CA65,998$126,771137%
North Richland Hills, TX65,835$62,92718%
Youngstown, OH66,013$24,36154%
Walnut Creek, CA65,923$80,39950%
Source: The Walnut Creek, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.