Income/capita 82%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 14%
IndexDana PointCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$54,140$31,458$29,829
Median household income$83,913$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$112,452$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,855$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$52,032$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,510$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dana Point is 82% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dana Point is 52% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dana Point is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dana Point is 48% lower than the national average

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      Dana Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.1%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%12.3%
      Public administration4.4%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.7%
      Education, health & social services9.8%26.1%

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      Mission Viejo, CA96,178$104,88690%
      Dana Point, CA34,009$83,91352%

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      Kyle, TX34,080$72,19130%
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      Source: The Dana Point, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).