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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLaguna BeachCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$95,570$31,458$29,829
Median household income$128,099$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$184,425$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$79,125$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$85,308$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$43,258$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.2%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Laguna Beach is 220% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Laguna Beach is 132% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Laguna Beach is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Laguna Beach is 59% lower than the national average

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      $85,390 $128,099 $256,198
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Laguna Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Laguna Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%5.8%
      Manufacturing sector10.4%10.4%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%12.1%
      Public administration1.3%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%2.8%
      Education, health & social services10.5%10.5%

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      Newport Beach, CA86,694$133,849141.9%
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA48,280$125,329126.5%
      Laguna Beach, CA22,991$128,099131.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Landover, MD22,991$59,0156.7%
      Farmington, MN22,996$95,32672.3%
      Millbrae, CA22,998$126,319128.3%
      Kenmore, WA22,969$115,093108.0%
      Kingston, NY22,954$54,3111.8%
      Laguna Beach, CA22,991$128,099131.6%
      Source: The Laguna Beach, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).