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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$37,252$31,458$29,829
Median household income$101,776$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,101$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$64,245$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$53,651$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$41,687$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elk Grove is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Elk Grove is 84% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Grove is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elk Grove is 47% lower than the national average

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      $67,843 $101,776 $203,552
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Elk Grove median earnings by income bracket

      Elk Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%7.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%13.3%
      Public administration14.2%14.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%10.1%
      Education, health & social services13.9%13.9%

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      Elk Grove, CA173,370$101,77684.0%

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      Elk Grove, CA173,370$101,77684.0%
      Source: The Elk Grove, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).