Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$35,317$31,458$29,829
Median household income$85,042$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$100,451$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,280$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$48,869$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$32,090$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%15.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Santa Clarita is 18% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Santa Clarita is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Santa Clarita is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Santa Clarita is 39% lower than the national average

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      $56,688 $85,042 $170,084
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Santa Clarita median earnings by income bracket

      Santa Clarita employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector11.8%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%12.0%
      Public administration6.2%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.6%
      Education, health & social services11.7%33.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bell Canyon, CA2,159$201,875264.9%
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,737$121,802120.2%
      Oak Park, CA14,885$121,348119.3%
      Hasley Canyon, CA1,135$107,70894.7%
      Castaic, CA19,529$107,20093.8%
      Santa Clarita, CA180,303$85,04253.7%

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      Overland Park, KS183,775$74,78935.2%
      Santa Clarita, CA180,303$85,04253.7%
      Source: The Santa Clarita, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).