Income/capita 4%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 8%
Income per capita$31,166$31,458$29,829
Median household income$70,226$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$79,384$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,772$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$32,125$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$23,690$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Nipomo is 4% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Nipomo is 27% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Nipomo is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Nipomo is 44% lower than the national average

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      Nipomo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.4%2.6%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%7.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.3%
      Public administration4.8%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%2.2%
      Education, health & social services10.7%37.2%

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      Woodlands, CA1,075$140,188153%
      Los Ranchos, CA1,630$117,740113%
      Avila Beach, CA1,242$96,64675%
      Callender, CA1,814$80,24045%
      Pismo Beach, CA7,984$75,97837%
      Nipomo, CA16,456$70,22627%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lansdale, PA16,454$61,09510%
      Sikeston, MO16,464$37,83132%
      Frankfort, IN16,447$40,82826%
      Cañon City, CO16,445$40,59727%
      Sartell, MN16,442$71,95930%
      Nipomo, CA16,456$70,22627%
      Source: The Nipomo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).