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Income/capita 10%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 100%
IndexSanta MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$26,905$31,458$29,829
Median household income$50,083$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,906$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$58,438$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Santa Margarita is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Santa Margarita is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Santa Margarita is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Santa Margarita is 38% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,385$50,083$100,166
      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.

      Santa Margarita median earnings by income bracket

      Santa Margarita employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%4.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%5.6%
      Public administration15.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%16.7%
      Education, health & social services37.7%33.7%
      Other40.9%40.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Los Ranchos, CA1,630$117,740113%
      Avila Beach, CA1,242$96,64675%
      Atascadero, CA29,516$69,58726%
      Los Osos, CA15,603$69,05625%
      Edna, CA210$68,12523%
      Santa Margarita, CA1,346$50,0839%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fish Lake, IN1,346$54,0832%
      Wauregan, CT1,346$58,7506%
      Siesta Shores, TX1,346$21,49661%
      Williamsville, IL1,346$85,00054%
      Rock Port, MO1,347$40,34127%
      Santa Margarita, CA1,346$50,0839%
      Source: The Santa Margarita, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).