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Income/capita 216%
Household income 223%
Unemployment 42%
IndexOrindaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$94,377$31,458$29,829
Median household income$178,704$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$187,692$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$125,764$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$131,806$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$63,678$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level2.6%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Orinda is 216% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Orinda is 223% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Orinda is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Orinda is 83% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $119,124$178,704$357,408
      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.

      Orinda median earnings by income bracket

      Orinda employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services13.8%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%10.8%
      Public administration2.3%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%1.2%
      Education, health & social services10.5%33.3%
      Other43.9%38.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norris Canyon, CA1,046$223,542304%
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,000$187,604239%
      Blackhawk, CA9,468$180,515226%
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,456$175,382217%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Troy, AL18,944$28,14849%
      Berea, OH18,949$57,8965%
      Ansonia, CT18,950$43,38622%
      Howard, WI18,950$59,8988%
      Hawthorne, NJ18,950$89,47262%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      Source: The Orinda, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).