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Income/capita 54%
Household income 87%
Unemployment 38%
IndexPacificaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$46,043$31,458$29,829
Median household income$103,545$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$118,114$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$71,989$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$54,935$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$42,446$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pacifica is 54% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pacifica is 87% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pacifica is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pacifica is 64% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $69,023$103,545$207,090
      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.

      Pacifica median earnings by income bracket

      Pacifica employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%11.3%
      Public administration6.7%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%5.0%
      Education, health & social services11.3%35.0%
      Other29.9%31.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291%
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,830$180,192226%
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716$171,522210%
      Pacifica, CA38,844$103,54587%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mableton, GA38,839$56,9173%
      Tupelo, MS38,856$43,15322%
      Marumsco, VA38,815$65,79919%
      Huber Heights, OH38,795$54,3572%
      Hallandale Beach, FL38,951$34,40038%
      Pacifica, CA38,844$103,54587%
      Source: The Pacifica, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).