Income/capita 65%
Household income 65%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$49,198$31,458$29,829
Median household income$91,127$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$105,705$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,833$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$63,856$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$42,438$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brisbane is 65% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brisbane is 65% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brisbane is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brisbane is 70% lower than the national average

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      Brisbane median earnings by income bracket

      Brisbane employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%11.4%
      Public administration6.1%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%8.5%
      Education, health & social services15.3%35.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291%
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      Belvedere, CA2,017$178,750223%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716$171,522210%
      Brisbane, CA4,568$91,12765%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huber Ridge, OH4,569$60,5639%
      New Freedom, PA4,569$82,42249%
      Russell, KS4,570$41,07126%
      Whitmore Village, HI4,570$74,32334%
      Ardsley, NY4,570$143,906160%
      Brisbane, CA4,568$91,12765%
      Source: The Brisbane, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).