Income/capita 48%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 46%
Income per capita$44,289$31,458$29,829
Median household income$58,365$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,526$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,095$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$47,654$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,188$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cayucos is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cayucos is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cayucos is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cayucos is 40% lower than the national average

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      Cayucos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.3%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services8.4%14.1%
      Public administration14.4%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%3.9%
      Education, health & social services7.0%24.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atascadero, CA29,516$69,58726%
      Los Osos, CA15,603$69,05625%
      Templeton, CA7,525$65,86519%
      El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,178$61,68211%
      Cambria, CA6,198$59,6578%
      Cayucos, CA2,987$58,3656%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Park Hills, KY2,987$47,11515%
      Emmitsburg, MD2,986$62,77813%
      Toftrees, PA2,986$54,6251%
      Hartley, CA2,988$89,23561%
      Fort Branch, IN2,989$45,00019%
      Cayucos, CA2,987$58,3656%
      Source: The Cayucos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).