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Income/capita 55%
Household income 83%
Unemployment 52%
IndexMontaraCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$46,224$31,458$29,829
Median household income$101,410$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$107,438$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,585$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$61,696$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$51,591$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Montara is 55% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Montara is 83% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Montara is 52% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Montara is 72% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $67,599$101,410$202,820
      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.

      Montara median earnings by income bracket

      Montara employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.7%5.1%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%0.0%
      Public administration5.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%2.8%
      Education, health & social services18.0%23.1%
      Other27.7%56.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291%
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716$171,522210%
      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261$162,552194%
      Montara, CA2,895$101,41083%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Superior, AZ2,895$40,08928%
      Northlake, TX2,894$64,29316%
      Andrews, SC2,896$32,70341%
      Bowling Green, FL2,897$31,18444%
      Arcadia, LA2,893$23,22458%
      Montara, CA2,895$101,41083%
      Source: The Montara, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).