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Income/capita 39%
Household income 79%
Unemployment 26%
IndexPowayCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$41,399$31,458$29,829
Median household income$98,859$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$118,790$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,661$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$56,619$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,961$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Poway is 39% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Poway is 79% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Poway is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Poway is 61% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $65,899$98,859$197,718
      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.

      Poway median earnings by income bracket

      Poway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.0%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector17.0%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%15.4%
      Public administration4.9%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%1.9%
      Education, health & social services12.0%32.4%
      Other33.1%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,864$134,250143%
      Granite Hills, CA3,071$116,146110%
      Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,763$106,21592%
      San Diego Country Estates, CA10,547$103,92088%
      Poway, CA49,675$98,85979%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ashburn, VA49,692$120,862118%
      Olympia, WA49,608$54,5231%
      Wheaton, MD49,764$74,73935%
      Wilson, NC49,558$38,04631%
      Downers Grove, IL49,555$85,17154%
      Poway, CA49,675$98,85979%
      Source: The Poway, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).