Watsonville employment information

Income per capita$17,377$29,906$28,555
Median household income$46,691$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,621$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,750$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$23,818$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$18,273$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level20.6%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watsonville is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watsonville is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watsonville is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watsonville is 32% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Watsonville median earnings by income bracket

Watsonville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.3%
Manufacturing sector10.4%29.1%
Financial & insurance services1.0%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%15.3%
Public administration3.1%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.7%
Education, health & social services8.3%28.2%

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Watsonville, CA52,085$46,69113%

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Pflugerville, TX52,138$74,19639%
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Lehi, UT51,982$74,20039%
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Watsonville, CA52,085$46,69113%
Source: The Watsonville, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.