Income/capita 0%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 2%
IndexValley CenterCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$29,974$31,458$29,829
Median household income$83,730$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,353$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,924$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$44,225$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$28,106$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valley Center is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Valley Center is 51% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valley Center is 2% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valley Center is 39% lower than the national average

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      Valley Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.4%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%6.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%20.4%
      Public administration11.1%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%3.5%
      Education, health & social services7.6%35.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,763$106,21592%
      Encinitas, CA62,160$100,69882%
      Hidden Meadows, CA3,648$90,53664%
      Pala, CA1,006$81,25047%
      Bonsall, CA4,294$78,49342%
      Valley Center, CA9,783$83,73051%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782$100,44282%
      Elon, NC9,781$45,76717%
      Wapakoneta, OH9,786$49,93410%
      Waynesville, NC9,788$37,61232%
      Ingleside, TX9,776$60,4149%
      Valley Center, CA9,783$83,73051%
      Source: The Valley Center, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).