Income/capita 100%
Household income 96%
Unemployment 8%
IndexGold RiverCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$59,708$31,458$29,829
Median household income$108,448$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,403$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,268$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$83,000$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$50,161$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gold River is 100% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Gold River is 96% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gold River is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gold River is 70% lower than the national average

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      Gold River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.6%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services7.0%4.7%
      Public administration22.4%12.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%3.9%
      Education, health & social services14.0%38.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      El Dorado Hills, CA43,495$125,489127%
      Granite Bay, CA22,840$119,701116%
      Folsom, CA74,960$102,69286%
      Rancho Murieta, CA5,507$94,68171%
      Wilton, CA4,995$86,85657%
      Gold River, CA7,652$108,44896%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Slope, OR7,650$70,36027%
      Wetumpka, AL7,654$43,75021%
      Jessup, MD7,655$100,91882%
      Old Town, ME7,655$35,38536%
      Waikele, HI7,648$93,65269%
      Gold River, CA7,652$108,44896%
      Source: The Gold River, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).