Income/capita 22%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 16%
IndexEl Cerrito CDPCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$23,122$31,458$29,829
Median household income$67,857$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,733$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,546$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$28,086$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in El Cerrito CDP is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in El Cerrito CDP is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in El Cerrito CDP is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in El Cerrito CDP is 49% lower than the national average

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      El Cerrito CDP employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.4%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector18.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%10.3%
      Public administration5.5%7.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.3%
      Education, health & social services14.5%35.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      Ross, CA2,381$199,107260%
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000$187,604239%
      Belvedere, CA2,017$178,750223%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      El Cerrito CDP, CA5,699$67,85723%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Forest, MS5,700$30,71744%
      Loudon, TN5,701$33,34640%
      Sinton, TX5,701$52,1616%
      Rupert, ID5,702$35,01137%
      Belle Fourche, SD5,696$41,34625%
      El Cerrito CDP, CA5,699$67,85723%
      Source: The El Cerrito CDP, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).