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Income/capita 52%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 79%
IndexSpectrumIrvineCalifornia
Income per capita$45,432$45,140$31,458
Median household income$79,476$93,823$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$124,944$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$72,080$43,419
Median earnings male$74,961$71,006$36,599
Median earnings female$50,279$40,176$27,020
Unemployment rate8.4%4.0%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a12.7%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Spectrum is 52% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Spectrum is 44% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Spectrum is 79% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Spectrum is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $62,542$93,823$187,646
      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.

      Spectrum median earnings by income bracket

      Spectrum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector17.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services15.0%12.2%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%8.1%
      Public administration0.0%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.5%25.1%
      Other41.5%39.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coto de Caza, CA14,845$165,046198%
      Ladera Ranch, CA27,121$142,283157%
      North Tustin, CA26,208$134,597143%
      Villa Park, CA5,922$131,386137%
      Las Flores, CA5,671$122,331121%
      Irvine, CA246,992$93,82370%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Madison, WI246,034$56,4642%
      Norfolk, VA245,724$45,26818%
      Lubbock, TX244,507$45,49918%
      Laredo, TX251,671$39,54829%
      Durham, NC251,761$52,1156%
      Irvine, CA246,992$93,82370%
      Source: The Spectrum, Irvine, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).