Income/capita 16%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 23%
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Income per capita$25,149$31,458$29,829
Median household income$42,793$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,291$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,752$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$27,460$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$22,407$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Placerville is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Placerville is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Placerville is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Placerville is 40% higher than the national average

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      Placerville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.5%6.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%10.2%
      Public administration9.5%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%1.9%
      Education, health & social services8.7%38.0%

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      El Dorado Hills, CA43,495$125,489126.8%
      Auburn Lake Trails, CA3,946$99,54379.9%
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      Coloma, CA852$77,42440.0%
      Cameron Park, CA20,201$74,56434.8%
      Placerville, CA10,540$42,79322.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sauk Village, IL10,541$42,53223.1%
      Forest, VA10,537$64,10115.9%
      San Diego Country Estates, CA10,547$103,92087.8%
      Milford, DE10,532$47,55714.0%
      Jefferson, LA10,532$42,93922.4%
      Placerville, CA10,540$42,79322.6%
      Source: The Placerville, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).