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Income/capita 31%
Household income 65%
Unemployment 54%
IndexActonCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$39,138$31,458$29,829
Median household income$91,168$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,165$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,438$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$51,061$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$36,250$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Acton is 31% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Acton is 65% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Acton is 54% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Acton is 51% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $60,772$91,168$182,336
      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.

      Acton median earnings by income bracket

      Acton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector12.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%8.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%13.2%
      Public administration9.6%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.4%3.9%
      Education, health & social services9.4%25.8%
      Other21.2%28.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Agua Dulce, CA3,541$104,86190%
      Leona Valley, CA1,582$83,19450%
      Quartz Hill, CA10,291$56,0631%
      San Fernando, CA24,396$55,7341%
      Elizabeth Lake, CA1,772$54,3492%
      Acton, CA7,170$91,16865%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Heber Springs, AR7,169$42,80123%
      Fabens, TX7,168$24,61256%
      Woodlake, VA7,172$98,13577%
      Glenolden, PA7,167$60,4909%
      Demopolis, AL7,167$25,94253%
      Acton, CA7,170$91,16865%
      Source: The Acton, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).