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Income/capita 40%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 47%
IndexPomonaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$17,936$31,458$29,829
Median household income$50,360$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,973$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,350$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,780$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$18,636$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pomona is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pomona is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pomona is 47% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pomona is 42% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,569$50,360$100,720
      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.

      Pomona median earnings by income bracket

      Pomona employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.1%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%14.8%
      Public administration3.1%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%3.0%
      Education, health & social services9.6%30.9%
      Other30.7%30.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bradbury, CA954$130,625136%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,406$110,32999%
      Eastvale, CA58,217$104,94090%
      Walnut, CA30,026$97,34576%
      Pomona, CA151,807$50,3609%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alexandria, VA151,473$89,20061%
      Pasadena, TX153,286$48,60712%
      Escondido, CA149,912$54,2682%
      Lakewood, CO149,793$58,2275%
      Kansas City, KS149,755$39,53629%
      Pomona, CA151,807$50,3609%
      Source: The Pomona, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).