Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$95,010$31,458$29,829
Median household income$138,872$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$173,661$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$96,579$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$60,168$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,604$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%15.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Montecito is 219% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Montecito is 151% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Montecito is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Montecito is 54% lower than the national average

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      $92,572 $138,872 $277,744
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Montecito median earnings by income bracket

      Montecito employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services8.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%13.1%
      Public administration2.6%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%2.0%
      Education, health & social services23.5%36.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mission Canyon, CA2,769$137,727149.0%
      Toro Canyon, CA1,714$91,12564.7%
      Goleta, CA30,671$81,39847.1%
      Carpinteria, CA13,553$72,90131.8%
      Summerland, CA1,146$72,07130.3%
      Montecito, CA9,193$138,872151.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Andover, MA9,194$83,86451.6%
      Harleysville, PA9,191$85,42554.4%
      Hartland, WI9,195$68,36423.6%
      Ellisville, MO9,188$74,07433.9%
      Redlands, CO9,187$65,73518.8%
      Montecito, CA9,193$138,872151.0%
      Source: The Montecito, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).