B+
Income/capita 61%
Household income 88%
Unemployment 17%
IndexScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$47,946$31,458$29,829
Median household income$104,150$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$111,713$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$88,173$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$66,504$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$33,081$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Scotts Valley is 61% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Scotts Valley is 88% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Scotts Valley is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Scotts Valley is 70% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $69,426$104,150$208,300
      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.

      Scotts Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Scotts Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%14.6%
      Public administration6.4%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.6%
      Education, health & social services17.6%37.0%
      Other28.4%29.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514$202,321266%
      Saratoga, CA30,830$169,579207%
      Lexington Hills, CA2,617$146,726165%
      Los Gatos, CA30,491$127,278130%
      Corralitos, CA2,557$115,244108%
      Scotts Valley, CA11,824$104,15088%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holiday City-Berkeley, NJ11,824$33,86439%
      Artesia, NM11,817$49,51610%
      Vinings, GA11,816$75,45136%
      Schiller Park, IL11,813$52,9904%
      Mays Chapel, MD11,811$99,33980%
      Scotts Valley, CA11,824$104,15088%
      Source: The Scotts Valley, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).