Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$71,700$31,458$29,829
Median household income$160,689$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$194,250$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$97,120$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$106,679$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$57,692$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.2%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pleasanton is 140% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pleasanton is 190% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pleasanton is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pleasanton is 65% lower than the national average

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      $107,115 $160,689 $321,378
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Pleasanton median earnings by income bracket

      Pleasanton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.0%5.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.7%18.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%13.4%
      Public administration3.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%3.4%
      Education, health & social services8.3%8.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Camino Tassajara, CA5,870$250,001351.9%
      Diablo, CA834$250,001351.9%
      Norris Canyon, CA790$250,001351.9%
      Castle Hill, CA1,164$250,001351.9%
      Alamo, CA13,864$248,167348.6%
      Pleasanton, CA79,975$160,689190.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lawrence, MA80,022$45,04518.6%
      Mountain View, CA80,104$144,116160.5%
      Alameda, CA79,827$106,73792.9%
      Brooklyn Park, MN80,173$73,20732.3%
      Saint-Jérôme, QC79,702n/a 
      Pleasanton, CA79,975$160,689190.5%
      Source: The Pleasanton, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).