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Income/capita 19%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 61%
IndexHollisterCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$24,102$31,458$29,829
Median household income$71,948$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,825$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,209$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,811$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,859$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hollister is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hollister is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hollister is 61% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hollister is 21% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,960$71,948$143,896
      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.

      Hollister median earnings by income bracket

      Hollister employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.4%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector14.4%11.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%20.8%
      Public administration3.8%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%1.7%
      Education, health & social services7.4%30.9%
      Other33.3%27.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ridgemark, CA3,175$112,663104%
      Aromas, CA2,508$84,60953%
      Gilroy, CA52,576$84,35152%
      Prunedale, CA19,628$75,72737%
      Tres Pinos, CA550$75,31336%
      Hollister, CA36,901$71,94830%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brighton, NY36,875$67,00221%
      Hobbs, NM36,863$57,5354%
      Lynnwood, WA36,861$53,3084%
      Kearns, UT36,952$58,1395%
      Lake Worth, FL36,838$36,03935%
      Hollister, CA36,901$71,94830%
      Source: The Hollister, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).