Income/capita 26%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 18%
Income per capita$22,121$31,458$29,829
Median household income$52,259$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,856$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,483$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$29,172$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$19,799$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oceano is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oceano is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oceano is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oceano is 40% higher than the national average

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      Oceano employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%10.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%0.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%31.1%
      Public administration7.6%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services3.8%27.4%

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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%
      Oceano, CA8,262$52,2596%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Conover, NC8,263$43,41822%
      Blanchard, OK8,267$68,34224%
      Siler City, NC8,269$29,71846%
      Humboldt, TN8,254$35,16636%
      Pleasant Hills, PA8,271$68,45324%
      Oceano, CA8,262$52,2596%
      Source: The Oceano, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).