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Income/capita 11%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 45%
IndexStanfordCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$33,048$31,458$29,829
Median household income$52,208$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$250,001$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,261$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$12,123$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$9,901$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stanford is 11% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Stanford is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stanford is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stanford is 39% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,801$52,208$104,416
      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.

      Stanford median earnings by income bracket

      Stanford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.5%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector3.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services3.3%2.6%
      Public administration3.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.2%
      Education, health & social services68.1%70.2%
      Other17.9%20.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Stanford, CA14,926$52,2086%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scottsbluff, NE14,937$37,66532%
      Rio Linda, CA14,938$54,9911%
      Callaway, FL14,942$50,02710%
      Parlier, CA14,953$30,55645%
      Greece, NY14,892$49,72710%
      Stanford, CA14,926$52,2086%
      Source: The Stanford, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).