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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      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%

      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).