Income/capita 90%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 2%
Income per capita$56,614$31,458$29,829
Median household income$74,295$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,153$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$69,517$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$66,006$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$50,299$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Emeryville is 90% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Emeryville is 34% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Emeryville is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Emeryville is 20% lower than the national average

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      Emeryville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector9.8%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%8.6%
      Public administration1.8%5.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%1.4%
      Education, health & social services16.7%32.7%

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      Belvedere, CA2,017$178,750223%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      Emeryville, CA11,111$74,29534%

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      Emeryville, CA11,111$74,29534%
      Source: The Emeryville, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).