Income/capita 50%
Household income 90%
Unemployment 15%
IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$44,684$31,458$29,829
Median household income$104,886$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$116,534$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$76,285$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$60,193$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$39,623$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mission Viejo is 50% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Mission Viejo is 90% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mission Viejo is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mission Viejo is 69% lower than the national average

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      Mission Viejo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector15.1%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.8%12.5%
      Public administration4.7%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.7%
      Education, health & social services10.3%34.7%

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      Las Flores, CA5,671$122,331121%
      Mission Viejo, CA96,178$104,88690%

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      Source: The Mission Viejo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).