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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $84,843$127,278$254,556
      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.

      Los Gatos median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other38.8%39.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
      Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270%
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514$202,321266%
      Los Altos, CA30,238$187,656239%
      Los Gatos, CA30,491$127,278130%

      Cities with similar population

      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).