Income/capita 77%
Household income 82%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$52,807$31,458$29,829
Median household income$100,698$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$125,170$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$62,130$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$62,349$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$36,804$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Encinitas is 77% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Encinitas is 82% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Encinitas is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Encinitas is 51% lower than the national average

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      Encinitas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector12.9%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.4%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%11.5%
      Public administration3.7%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.6%
      Education, health & social services14.0%34.6%

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      Solana Beach, CA13,312$100,35281%
      Poway, CA49,675$98,85979%
      Encinitas, CA62,160$100,69882%

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      North Miami, FL62,158$37,49032%
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      Sammamish, WA62,136$153,253177%
      Hamilton, OH62,259$40,40127%
      Encinitas, CA62,160$100,69882%
      Source: The Encinitas, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).