Santa Clara employment information

IndexSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$44,843$31,458$29,829
Median household income$102,533$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$125,443$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$85,728$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$69,113$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$40,792$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.2%15.8%15.1%
The Santa Clara, CA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Santa Clara is $44,843, which is 43% higher than than the California average and 50% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $102,533, which is 61% higher than than the California average and 85% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Santa Clara is 4%, which is 24% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Santa Clara is 8% which is 46% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$68,348$102,533$205,066
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Santa Clara is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Santa Clara is 85% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Santa Clara is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Santa Clara is 46% lower than the national average.

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Santa Clara employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%1.1%
Manufacturing sector24.3%0.2%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.7%11.3%
Public administration1.7%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%1.0%
Education, health & social services9.4%28.9%
Other38.2%34.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270%
Santa Clara, CA122,725$102,53385%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Abilene, TX122,612$44,10820%
Murfreesboro, TN122,007$53,2414%
Victorville, CA121,320$45,89517%
East Los Angeles, CA124,191$41,19326%
Hartford, CT124,320$32,09542%
Santa Clara, CA122,725$102,53385%
Source: The Santa Clara, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).