Income/capita 10%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 76%
Income per capita$26,828$31,458$29,829
Median household income$59,600$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,882$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,873$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$34,878$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$30,290$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level16.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Vallejo is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Vallejo is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Vallejo is 76% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Vallejo is 12% higher than the national average

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      Vallejo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector9.7%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%12.6%
      Public administration4.3%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%3.4%
      Education, health & social services13.3%34.9%

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      Lafayette, CA25,381$142,977158%
      Vallejo, CA119,644$59,6008%

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      Evansville, IN120,156$36,33034%
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      Berkeley, CA118,585$70,39327%
      Athens, GA120,813$32,95940%
      Vallejo, CA119,644$59,6008%
      Source: The Vallejo, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).