Income and Wealth

Analysis for California by zip-code and sector

 

Rocky Mountain region leads nation in job growth since last April...

Rocky Mountain region leads nation in job growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month reported that the U.S. addedRead More…

California Loses 16,300 Jobs in April...

The California Employment Development Department earlier this month reported that the state lost -16,300 jobs in April. According toRead More…

Future job automation to hit hardest in low wage metropolitan areas like Las Vegas, Orlando and Riverside-San Bernardino...

New research by the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) finds that job automation will hit certain metropolitan areas significantlyRead More…

California Adds 19,300 Jobs in March...

The California Employment Development Department earlier this month reported that the state added 19300 jobs in March. According toRead More…

U.S. Adds 98,000 Jobs in March...

Far West region leads nation in job growth The Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month reported that the U.S. addedRead More…

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Income inequality and wealth inequality have taken center stage in many discussions about economic policy in the United States. We provide insights about geographic differences in both income and wealth inequality. Where do the rich live? And those below the poverty line? Which zip codes have the highest income inequality? If you earn the U.S. median income (currently about $52,000 a year), how do you stack up against your neighbors? Where do we find people with low income but substantial wealth? You can find all these questions answered in our reports and interactive map.