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Income/capita 11%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 31%
IndexWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$26,414$31,458$29,829
Median household income$57,023$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,321$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,120$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,931$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$29,007$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Sacramento is 11% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Sacramento is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Sacramento is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Sacramento is 8% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,011$57,023$114,046
      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.

      West Sacramento median earnings by income bracket

      West Sacramento employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.1%3.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%13.0%
      Public administration12.8%14.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%2.3%
      Education, health & social services7.5%32.1%
      Other30.0%27.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wilton, CA4,995$86,85657%
      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150%
      Vineyard, CA26,650$80,67846%
      Roseville, CA128,276$78,44642%
      Mather, CA4,435$75,89737%
      West Sacramento, CA51,386$57,0233%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Catalina Foothills, AZ51,329$80,50946%
      Glendora, CA51,285$78,44842%
      Joplin, MO51,231$39,37029%
      Wesley Chapel, FL51,229$73,98134%
      Lenexa, KS51,206$78,79842%
      West Sacramento, CA51,386$57,0233%
      Source: The West Sacramento, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).