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Income/capita 28%
Household income 86%
Unemployment 22%
IndexHerculesCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$38,133$31,458$29,829
Median household income$103,044$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$112,289$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,606$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$51,410$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$43,534$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hercules is 28% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Hercules is 86% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hercules is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hercules is 66% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $68,689$103,044$206,088
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Hercules median earnings by income bracket

      Hercules employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.1%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.8%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%10.3%
      Public administration5.1%8.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services13.9%36.4%
      Other29.1%26.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      Ross, CA2,381$199,107260%
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000$187,604239%
      Belvedere, CA2,017$178,750223%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      Hercules, CA25,011$103,04486%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Starkville, MS25,011$31,63843%
      Paducah, KY25,010$33,57439%
      Junction City, KS25,016$45,91017%
      Canton, GA25,022$55,1950%
      Mint Hill, NC25,024$69,33625%
      Hercules, CA25,011$103,04486%
      Source: The Hercules, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).