Income/capita 243%
Household income 96%
Unemployment 25%
IndexDel MarCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$102,201$31,458$29,829
Median household income$108,556$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$128,897$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$87,959$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$66,827$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$27,485$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Del Mar is 243% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Del Mar is 96% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Del Mar is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Del Mar is 46% lower than the national average

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      Del Mar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry31.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.2%9.4%
      Public administration1.7%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%2.0%
      Education, health & social services13.3%38.1%

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      Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%

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      Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%
      Source: The Del Mar, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).