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Income/capita 10%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 3%
IndexPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$32,895$31,458$29,829
Median household income$80,668$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$97,531$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,690$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$41,480$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,863$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Placentia is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Placentia is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Placentia is 3% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Placentia is 33% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $53,773$80,668$161,336
      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.

      Placentia median earnings by income bracket

      Placentia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector19.0%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%11.5%
      Public administration3.4%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%2.2%
      Education, health & social services9.0%36.0%
      Other30.5%26.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Tustin, CA26,208$134,597143%
      Villa Park, CA5,922$131,386137%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      Rossmoor, CA10,933$114,457107%
      Placentia, CA52,168$80,66846%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Crosse, WI52,140$40,89926%
      Florissant, MO52,218$51,6037%
      Peabody, MA52,235$64,07116%
      Perth Amboy, NJ52,265$49,15511%
      Stratford, CT52,300$69,33625%
      Placentia, CA52,168$80,66846%
      Source: The Placentia, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).