Income/capita 7%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 18%
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IndexElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$31,928$31,458$29,829
Median household income$83,141$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$95,651$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,630$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$49,470$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$37,837$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elk Grove is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Elk Grove is 50% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Grove is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elk Grove is 36% lower than the national average

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      Elk Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.9%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.1%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%10.6%
      Public administration14.9%15.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%2.3%
      Education, health & social services13.7%35.5%

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      Herald, CA1,059$122,361121.2%
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      Vineyard, CA26,650$80,67845.8%
      Courtland, CA520$76,52838.3%
      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150.3%

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      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150.3%
      Source: The Elk Grove, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).