Income/capita 40%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 37%
Income per capita$41,695$31,458$29,829
Median household income$73,935$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,821$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,002$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$38,750$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,190$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Capitola is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Capitola is 34% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Capitola is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Capitola is 23% lower than the national average

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      Capitola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%14.4%
      Public administration1.6%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.8%
      Education, health & social services14.9%40.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lexington Hills, CA2,617$146,726165%
      Corralitos, CA2,557$115,244108%
      Pasatiempo, CA1,288$104,84290%
      Scotts Valley, CA11,824$104,15088%
      Elkhorn, CA1,091$103,75088%
      Capitola, CA10,109$73,93534%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parsons, KS10,111$34,97237%
      West Point, UT10,112$75,26936%
      Silver City, NM10,103$38,48730%
      Cape Canaveral, FL10,116$41,14926%
      Sleepy Hollow, NY10,117$52,7385%
      Capitola, CA10,109$73,93534%
      Source: The Capitola, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).