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Income/capita 22%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 24%
IndexLemon GroveCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$23,125$31,458$29,829
Median household income$58,694$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,295$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,978$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$36,277$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$24,923$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.6%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lemon Grove is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lemon Grove is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lemon Grove is 24% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lemon Grove is 10% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,125$58,694$117,388
      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.

      Lemon Grove median earnings by income bracket

      Lemon Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.9%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector9.9%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%12.4%
      Public administration7.3%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%2.6%
      Education, health & social services8.4%34.1%
      Other29.6%34.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Granite Hills, CA3,071$116,146110%
      Jamul, CA5,640$110,29099%
      Coronado, CA24,852$92,41367%
      Bonita, CA12,885$90,59864%
      Harbison Canyon, CA4,128$84,18152%
      Lemon Grove, CA26,421$58,6946%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kankakee, IL26,424$33,93139%
      Batavia, IL26,413$89,93263%
      Holbrook, NY26,435$97,59676%
      Wakefield, MA26,399$90,91164%
      Medina, OH26,445$60,70610%
      Lemon Grove, CA26,421$58,6946%
      Source: The Lemon Grove, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).