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Oceanside, California
Foster City, California
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Oceanside, is 96% less than it is in Foster City and 8% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Oceanside, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.20%3.00%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth2.22%3.79%1.59%
 Future Job Growth39.24%44.59%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.00%9.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes8.00%8.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$27,009$55,318$28,555
 Household Income$58,385$114,651$53,482
 Family Median Income$68,203$130,566$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Oceanside, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K11.29%4.03%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K3.51%1.85%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K8.30%3.33%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.12%3.77%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.36%3.10%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K9.56%3.96%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.74%7.87%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K14.74%13.29%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K14.00%21.87%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K5.88%13.95%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K4.51%22.97%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Oceanside, CAFoster City, CAUnited States
 Management, business, finance00.171550.14536
 Engineering, computers, science00.087530.05341
 Community, social services00.015090.01673
 Legal00.011460.01164
 Education, library00.05870.06126
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%2.34%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology0.00%6.73%5.67%
 Healthcare support00.011240.0251
 Firefighters, law enforcement0.00%1.51%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving0.155170.027930.05762
 Building maintenance0.189660.020350.04007
 Personal care00.049670.03654
 Sales, office, administrative support0.068970.305310.24356
 Farming, fishing, forestry00.000520.00733
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair44.83%5.67%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving0.137930.078270.12086
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Oceanside

Driving the Middle and Lower Classes out.: Hello, CA due to the economy and other factors has a plan already in action to upgrade the tourism, increase the cost of living and attract new investors. Good plan... (read more)

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