Income/capita 31%
Household income 61%
Unemployment 18%
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Income per capita$39,000$31,458$29,829
Median household income$89,000$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,431$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$77,878$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$50,800$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$40,449$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in San Bruno is 31% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in San Bruno is 61% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in San Bruno is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in San Bruno is 62% lower than the national average

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      San Bruno employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector8.1%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%12.8%
      Public administration6.6%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%4.9%
      Education, health & social services10.9%30.8%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001351.9%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934304.8%
      Hillsborough, CA11,312$216,292291.0%
      Piedmont, CA11,201$202,083265.3%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,830$180,192225.7%
      San Bruno, CA42,736$89,00060.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Belleville, IL42,729$42,34823.5%
      Langford, BC42,691n/a 
      Salem, MA42,804$61,09310.4%
      Bell Gardens, CA42,805$37,18332.8%
      Moline, IL42,805$51,5196.9%
      San Bruno, CA42,736$89,00060.9%
      Source: The San Bruno, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).