Income/capita 49%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 51%
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IndexBoulder CreekCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$44,527$31,458$29,829
Median household income$81,731$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,393$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,417$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$54,821$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$30,014$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Boulder Creek is 49% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Boulder Creek is 48% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Boulder Creek is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Boulder Creek is 25% lower than the national average

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      Boulder Creek employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.1%6.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%20.4%
      Public administration1.0%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%2.1%
      Education, health & social services13.5%26.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270.1%
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514$202,321265.7%
      Saratoga, CA30,830$169,579206.5%
      Cupertino, CA60,297$147,929167.4%
      Lexington Hills, CA2,617$146,726165.2%
      Boulder Creek, CA4,442$81,73147.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stellarton, NS4,442n/a 
      Beaver, PA4,441$51,1617.5%
      San Carlos, AZ4,440$26,87551.4%
      Hollister, MO4,444$29,61646.5%
      Plain City, OH4,444$61,95812.0%
      Boulder Creek, CA4,442$81,73147.7%
      Source: The Boulder Creek, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).