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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.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #17

California
29,906 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

California
31,345 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
California
35,724 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
California
26,620 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #10
California
61,489 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
California
86,704 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #28
California
29.47%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 CaliforniaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income21.38%$23,815, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income25.84%$17,188, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.99%$5,281, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.58%$28,884, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
California
70,187 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
California
96,357 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 CaliforniaU.S.
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

 CaliforniaU.S.
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.

Employment Status

 California%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over29,934,838 see rank248,775,628
Male114,757,91049.30%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:210,374,61370.30%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2118,6950.80%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian210,255,91869.49%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed39,118,74488.91%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,137,17411.09%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force24,383,29729.70%, see rank30.72%
Female115,176,92850.70%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:28,734,26357.55%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces215,1750.10%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian28,719,08857.45%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed37,771,69889.13%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3947,39010.87%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force26,442,66542.45%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 California%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over16,529,777100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone12,107,89973.25%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,834,23511.10%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation859,3725.20%, see rank5.06%
Walked451,7152.73%, see rank2.78%
Other Means405,4462.45%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home871,1105.27%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
California
27.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 California%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over16,890,442-143,435,233
Male19,118,74453.99%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,163,59234.69%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations21,464,90816.06%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,628,45017.86%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2205,4772.25%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2771,3008.46%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,422,76515.60%, see rank17.94%
Female17,771,69846.01%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,095,21539.83%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations21,694,52421.80%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,445,76431.47%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations274,1640.95%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations217,5490.23%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2425,7175.48%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 California%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over16,890,442100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining401,3632.38%, see rank1.96%
Construction999,2195.92%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing1,668,0329.88%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade528,9903.13%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade1,880,50711.13%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities779,5774.62%, see rank4.93%
Information483,1482.86%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,065,2526.31%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,147,33312.71%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance3,549,06621.01%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,697,09610.05%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration779,9234.62%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration910,9365.39%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 California%U.S.
Population in Poverty6,115,24416.38%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty1,064,29712.28%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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