Income/capita 59%
Household income 68%
Unemployment 9%
IndexEl CerritoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$47,373$31,458$29,829
Median household income$92,670$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$111,563$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$68,285$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$54,232$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$41,250$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in El Cerrito is 59% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in El Cerrito is 68% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in El Cerrito is 9% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in El Cerrito is 40% lower than the national average

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      El Cerrito employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.1%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%7.8%
      Public administration3.1%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.5%
      Education, health & social services19.0%41.0%

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      El Cerrito, CA24,646$92,67068%

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      El Cerrito, CA24,646$92,67068%
      Source: The El Cerrito, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).