California Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of California is $29,906, which is about the same as the national average of $28,555. California median household income is $61,489, which has grown by 29.47% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average California residents spend 27.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #17
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #10
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||21.38%||$23,815, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||25.84%||$17,188, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||3.99%||$5,281, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||15.58%||$28,884, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$64,405, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$43,476, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$47,206, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$77,932, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$45,319, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$60,087, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$44,969, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$58,769, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$29,452, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$64,546, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$73,775, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$44,204, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||29,934,838||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||14,757,910||49.30%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||10,374,613||70.30%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||118,695||0.80%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||10,255,918||69.49%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||9,118,744||88.91%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||1,137,174||11.09%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||4,383,297||29.70%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||15,176,928||50.70%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||8,734,263||57.55%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||15,175||0.10%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||8,719,088||57.45%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||7,771,698||89.13%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||947,390||10.87%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||6,442,665||42.45%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||16,529,777||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||12,107,899||73.25%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||1,834,235||11.10%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||859,372||5.20%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||451,715||2.73%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||405,446||2.45%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||871,110||5.27%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||16,890,442||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||9,118,744||53.99%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||3,163,592||34.69%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||1,464,908||16.06%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||1,628,450||17.86%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||205,477||2.25%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||771,300||8.46%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||1,422,765||15.60%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||7,771,698||46.01%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||3,095,215||39.83%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||1,694,524||21.80%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||2,445,764||31.47%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||74,164||0.95%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||17,549||0.23%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||425,717||5.48%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||16,890,442||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||401,363||2.38%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||999,219||5.92%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||1,668,032||9.88%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||528,990||3.13%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||1,880,507||11.13%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||779,577||4.62%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||483,148||2.86%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||1,065,252||6.31%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|2,147,333||12.71%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||3,549,066||21.01%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|1,697,096||10.05%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||779,923||4.62%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||910,936||5.39%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||6,115,244||16.38%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||1,064,297||12.28%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.