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Income/capita 27%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 11%
IndexCarpinteriaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$37,869$31,458$29,829
Median household income$72,901$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$103,016$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,566$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$36,706$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$29,031$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carpinteria is 27% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Carpinteria is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carpinteria is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carpinteria is 42% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,595$72,901$145,802
      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.

      Carpinteria median earnings by income bracket

      Carpinteria employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.8%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.6%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%14.4%
      Public administration3.7%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%0.8%
      Education, health & social services13.7%29.5%
      Other33.9%38.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montecito, CA9,193$138,872151%
      Mission Canyon, CA2,769$137,727149%
      Toro Canyon, CA1,714$91,12565%
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,348$74,21634%
      Summerland, CA1,146$72,07130%
      Carpinteria, CA13,553$72,90132%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monroe, OH13,552$72,98232%
      Martinsville, VA13,551$31,71943%
      Wauconda, IL13,549$76,88639%
      Hendersonville, NC13,548$34,62037%
      Roselle Park, NJ13,560$66,16820%
      Carpinteria, CA13,553$72,90132%
      Source: The Carpinteria, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).