Income/capita 51%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 11%
IndexPacific BeachSan DiegoCalifornia
Income per capita$45,115$35,199$31,458
Median household income$84,251$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$52,680$40,760$36,599
Median earnings female$34,950$30,034$27,020
Unemployment rate4.2%5.0%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a15.0%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pacific Beach is 51% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pacific Beach is 52% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pacific Beach is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pacific Beach is equal to the national average

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      Pacific Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.5%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%11.0%
      Public administration4.8%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%1.5%
      Education, health & social services12.1%27.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,864$134,250143%
      Del Mar, CA4,312$108,55696%
      Solana Beach, CA13,312$100,35281%
      Poway, CA49,675$98,85979%
      Coronado, CA24,852$92,41367%
      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 Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).