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Income/capita 24%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 14%
IndexLos OsosCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$37,041$31,458$29,829
Median household income$69,056$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,272$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,387$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$40,962$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$26,595$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Los Osos is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Los Osos is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Los Osos is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Los Osos is 37% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,032$69,056$138,112
      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 Osos median earnings by income bracket

      Los Osos employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%12.4%
      Public administration5.5%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%0.6%
      Education, health & social services12.8%36.9%
      Other33.4%31.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Los Ranchos, CA1,630$117,740113%
      Avila Beach, CA1,242$96,64675%
      Pismo Beach, CA7,984$75,97837%
      Atascadero, CA29,516$69,58726%
      Edna, CA210$68,12523%
      Los Osos, CA15,603$69,05625%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Flowing Wells, AZ15,601$32,10042%
      Laurinburg, NC15,601$26,21653%
      Mitchell, SD15,610$43,98320%
      Sunland Park, NM15,588$28,92048%
      Alton, TX15,581$31,62143%
      Los Osos, CA15,603$69,05625%
      Source: The Los Osos, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).