La Jolla employment information

IndexLa JollaSan DiegoCalifornia
Income per capita$77,816$35,199$31,458
Median household income$124,573$68,117$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$96,503$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$50,692$43,419
Median earnings male$94,382$40,760$36,599
Median earnings female$44,657$30,034$27,020
Unemployment rate2.5%5.0%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a15.0%15.8%

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  • The income per capita in La Jolla is 161% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Jolla is 125% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Jolla is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Jolla is equal to the national average.

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La Jolla median earnings by income bracket

La Jolla employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.1%0.4%
Manufacturing sector11.0%0.6%
Financial & insurance services6.6%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services5.1%9.5%
Public administration1.6%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%2.2%
Education, health & social services23.6%34.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,864$134,250143%
Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,763$106,21592%
Encinitas, CA62,160$100,69882%
Solana Beach, CA13,312$100,35281%
San Diego, CA1,374,812$68,11723%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Antonio, TX1,439,358$48,18313%
Dallas, TX1,278,433$45,21518%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32811%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028%
San Jose, CA1,009,363$90,30363%
San Diego, CA1,374,812$68,11723%
Source: The La Jolla, San Diego, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).