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277%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
192%
Household income NAT. AVG.
74%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexDel MarCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$112,365$31,458$29,829
Median household income$161,705$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$164,078$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$148,056$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$55,455$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.6%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Del Mar is 277% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Del Mar is 192% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Del Mar is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Del Mar is 70% lower than the national average

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      $107,792 $161,705 $323,410
      City
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      Del Mar median earnings by income bracket

      Del Mar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%15.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%10.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%9.0%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.1%19.1%
      Other20.7%20.7%

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      Del Mar, CA4,331$161,705192.3%

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      Del Mar, CA4,331$161,705192.3%
      Source: The Del Mar, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).