Income/capita 6%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 3%
Income per capita$31,611$31,458$29,829
Median household income$77,460$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,837$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,156$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$46,964$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$33,172$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Santee is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Santee is 40% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Santee is 3% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Santee is 54% lower than the national average

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      Santee employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%14.3%
      Public administration7.3%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%2.0%
      Education, health & social services11.4%35.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,864$134,250143%
      Granite Hills, CA3,071$116,146110%
      Jamul, CA5,640$110,29099%
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,763$106,21592%
      San Diego Country Estates, CA10,547$103,92088%
      Santee, CA56,839$77,46040%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oak Lawn, IL56,774$58,7076%
      Brentwood, CA56,923$94,13070%
      Midwest City, OK56,930$45,69517%
      Valdosta, GA56,717$31,19944%
      Fountain Valley, CA56,670$84,76353%
      Santee, CA56,839$77,46040%
      Source: The Santee, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).