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Income/capita 116%
Household income 85%
Unemployment 33%
IndexBurlingameCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$64,525$31,458$29,829
Median household income$102,443$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$167,438$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$77,598$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$76,549$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$51,914$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Burlingame is 116% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Burlingame is 85% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Burlingame is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Burlingame is 52% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $68,288$102,443$204,886
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Burlingame median earnings by income bracket

      Burlingame employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.6%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%11.7%
      Public administration2.9%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%3.6%
      Education, health & social services11.5%29.5%
      Other34.7%33.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,830$180,192226%
      Burlingame, CA30,118$102,44385%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holly Springs, NC30,126$98,04177%
      Orcutt, CA30,109$75,69537%
      Lawrenceville, GA30,127$41,57825%
      Spring Valley, CA30,128$60,60010%
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,106$37,02333%
      Burlingame, CA30,118$102,44385%
      Source: The Burlingame, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).