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Income/capita 101%
Household income 167%
Unemployment 11%
IndexCupertinoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$60,040$31,458$29,829
Median household income$147,929$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$166,972$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$127,743$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$126,167$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$63,578$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cupertino is 101% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cupertino is 167% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cupertino is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cupertino is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $98,609$147,929$295,858
      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.

      Cupertino median earnings by income bracket

      Cupertino employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector30.8%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%8.0%
      Public administration1.3%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%1.4%
      Education, health & social services6.6%31.0%
      Other37.8%32.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Cupertino, CA60,297$147,929167%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Auburn, AL60,318$38,91230%
      National City, CA60,349$42,17824%
      Palm Harbor, FL60,236$54,9241%
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,230$63,30614%
      Meriden, CT60,203$55,5470%
      Cupertino, CA60,297$147,929167%
      Source: The Cupertino, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).