Income/capita 151%
Household income 130%
Unemployment 33%
IndexLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$74,855$31,458$29,829
Median household income$127,278$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$171,036$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$85,280$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$102,185$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$53,750$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Los Gatos is 151% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Los Gatos is 130% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Los Gatos is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Los Gatos is 65% lower than the national average

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      Los Gatos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector22.5%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services9.4%11.1%
      Public administration1.7%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.6%
      Education, health & social services8.0%28.5%

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      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
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      Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270%
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514$202,321266%
      Los Altos, CA30,238$187,656239%
      Los Gatos, CA30,491$127,278130%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pueblo West, CO30,495$64,53417%
      Clearfield, UT30,483$50,6878%
      Poughkeepsie, NY30,511$39,06729%
      Estero, FL30,470$71,39129%
      LaGrange, GA30,535$33,50139%
      Los Gatos, CA30,491$127,278130%
      Source: The Los Gatos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).