Income/capita 18%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 40%
IndexArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$35,275$31,458$29,829
Median household income$64,261$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,755$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,677$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$42,272$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$30,913$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arroyo Grande is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Arroyo Grande is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arroyo Grande is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arroyo Grande is 57% lower than the national average

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      Arroyo Grande employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services11.7%16.4%
      Public administration5.7%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%1.9%
      Education, health & social services10.6%41.4%

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      Arroyo Grande, CA17,842$64,26116%

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      Arroyo Grande, CA17,842$64,26116%
      Source: The Arroyo Grande, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).