Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$44,972$31,458$29,829
Median household income$81,435$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,053$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,795$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,533$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$45,714$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%15.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Aptos is 51% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Aptos is 47% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Aptos is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Aptos is 61% lower than the national average

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      $54,284 $81,435 $162,870
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Aptos median earnings by income bracket

      Aptos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%13.1%
      Public administration2.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.4%
      Education, health & social services11.5%43.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lexington Hills, CA2,617$146,726165.2%
      Corralitos, CA2,557$115,244108.3%
      Pasatiempo, CA1,288$104,84289.5%
      Scotts Valley, CA11,824$104,15088.3%
      Elkhorn, CA1,091$103,75087.5%
      Aptos, CA5,842$81,43547.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sharon, MA5,841$126,968129.5%
      Kingston, TN5,841$45,57517.6%
      Fruit Heights, UT5,840$106,12891.8%
      Richmond, MI5,844$46,75015.5%
      Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,844$150,862172.7%
      Aptos, CA5,842$81,43547.2%
      Source: The Aptos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).