Income/capita 40%
Household income 86%
Unemployment 26%
Income per capita$41,732$31,458$29,829
Median household income$102,692$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$118,932$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,911$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$80,089$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$45,617$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Folsom is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Folsom is 86% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Folsom is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Folsom is 69% lower than the national average

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      Folsom employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.3%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.7%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services7.3%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%9.8%
      Public administration10.8%10.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.7%
      Education, health & social services10.3%34.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Dorado Hills, CA43,495$125,489127%
      Granite Bay, CA22,840$119,701116%
      Gold River, CA7,652$108,44896%
      Rancho Murieta, CA5,507$94,68171%
      Rocklin, CA60,509$84,12152%
      Folsom, CA74,960$102,69286%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Charles, LA75,044$37,46532%
      Plymouth, MN75,105$88,37860%
      Bethlehem, PA75,110$49,34911%
      Pharr, TX75,172$36,50134%
      Wyoming, MI74,692$48,57912%
      Folsom, CA74,960$102,69286%
      Source: The Folsom, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).