Income/capita 54%
Household income 87%
Unemployment 4%
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IndexAliso ViejoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$46,026$31,458$29,829
Median household income$103,261$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$124,151$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$79,163$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$73,453$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$43,955$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Aliso Viejo is 54% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Aliso Viejo is 87% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Aliso Viejo is 4% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Aliso Viejo is 68% lower than the national average

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      Aliso Viejo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services9.8%10.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.3%12.4%
      Public administration2.2%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%1.9%
      Education, health & social services9.4%29.2%

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      Coto de Caza, CA14,845$165,046198.3%
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      Las Flores, CA5,671$122,331121.1%
      Newport Beach, CA86,813$115,845109.4%
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,219$103,26186.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Charleston, WV50,210$46,72015.5%
      Georgina, ON50,195n/a 
      Burien, WA50,187$54,5461.4%
      Rowland Heights, CA50,281$62,34812.7%
      Caldwell, ID50,288$42,85522.5%
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,219$103,26186.7%
      Source: The Aliso Viejo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).