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Income/capita 134%
Household income 102%
Unemployment 35%
IndexDowntown NorthPalo AltoCalifornia
Income per capita$69,914$78,721$31,458
Median household income$111,827$137,043$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$179,628$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$93,786$43,419
Median earnings male$89,712$107,089$36,599
Median earnings female$60,900$61,046$27,020
Unemployment rate3.0%3.1%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a5.9%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown North is 134% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown North is 102% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown North is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown North is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $91,352$137,043$274,086
      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.

      Downtown North median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown North employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%4.7%
      Public administration0.0%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services15.2%38.5%
      Other47.4%47.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Palo Alto, CA66,649$137,043148%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Portland, ME66,649$48,25913%
      Camarillo, CA66,630$88,12559%
      Woodbury, MN66,699$101,92284%
      South San Francisco, CA66,587$85,07654%
      Oshkosh, WI66,713$43,96021%
      Palo Alto, CA66,649$137,043148%
      Source: The Downtown North, Palo Alto, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).