Income/capita 49%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$44,572$31,458$29,829
Median household income$87,011$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$112,472$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,625$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$59,985$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$42,381$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Benicia is 49% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Benicia is 57% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Benicia is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Benicia is 53% lower than the national average

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      Benicia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%3.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.2%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%9.6%
      Public administration7.3%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%1.9%
      Education, health & social services13.1%36.8%

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      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000$187,604239%
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      Reliez Valley, CA3,595$172,083211%
      Alamo, CA16,078$171,767210%
      Castle Hill, CA1,202$158,125186%
      Benicia, CA27,780$87,01157%

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      Sahuarita, AZ27,780$69,33325%
      Aberdeen, SD27,783$46,33016%
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      Melrose, MA27,787$87,71259%
      Saugus, MA27,773$78,37242%
      Benicia, CA27,780$87,01157%
      Source: The Benicia, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).