Change in Household Income in Cities (Cities ranked in order of 80th Percentile in 2013; income capped at 250,001 in 2013)

5 YR ACS 2009 5 YR ACS 2013
City 20th Percentile
($)
50th Percentile-
Median Income
($)
80th Percentile
($)
80/20 20th Percentile
($)
50th Percentile-
Median Income
($)
80th Percentile
($)
80/20 Percentage
Change in
Median Income
San Pablo 20,173 46,007 86,347 4.3 19,652 44,983 84,163 4.3 -0.02
East Palo Alto 20,902 47,964 92,599 4.4 23,585 50,142 102,464 4.3 0.05
Rohnert Park 25,109 57,413 99,716 4.0 24,113 56,621 102,512 4.3 -0.01
Rio Vista 20,190 50,319 96,830 4.8 27,931 55,458 105,311 3.8 0.10
Sebastopol 24,096 61,753 104,159 4.3 19,910 53,677 106,133 5.3 -0.13
Cloverdale 21,249 57,500 102,824 4.8 31,815 58,294 108,500 3.4 0.01
Richmond 23,203 55,146 105,067 4.5 21,807 54,589 108,901 5.0 -0.01
Vallejo 25,678 61,343 110,408 4.3 22,133 58,371 109,937 5.0 -0.05
Pittsburg 25,329 57,661 104,073 4.1 23,647 58,866 110,570 4.7 0.02
Santa Rosa 24,985 58,899 110,506 4.4 26,582 60,354 112,711 4.2 0.02
Oakland 18,119 49,695 109,053 6.0 18,666 52,583 115,002 6.2 0.06
Hayward 26,724 61,001 109,785 4.1 27,564 62,013 115,100 4.2 0.02
Antioch 29,507 68,934 120,120 4.1 25,921 65,254 116,704 4.5 -0.05
Suisun City 39,978 70,958 114,929 2.9 31,540 70,311 117,299 3.7 -0.01
Calistoga 31,251 52,393 89,735 2.9 21,618 55,895 117,425 5.4 0.07
San Leandro 27,525 61,824 111,348 4.0 27,642 63,055 117,907 4.3 0.02
Napa 27,827 64,180 117,938 4.2 29,101 63,274 118,709 4.1 -0.01
Cotati 31,493 66,667 118,239 3.8 28,750 62,849 121,250 4.2 -0.06
Fairfield 31,240 69,001 118,238 3.8 27,893 64,702 121,544 4.4 -0.06
Healdsburg 24,707 65,811 133,235 5.4 22,438 56,969 121,635 5.4 -0.13
Dixon 33,393 69,500 114,897 3.4 30,385 72,522 122,976 4.0 0.04
Emeryville 19,690 57,211 124,150 6.3 23,704 65,000 127,165 5.4 0.14
Vacaville 34,501 69,658 125,305 3.6 34,521 73,582 128,708 3.7 0.06
Oakley 34,506 76,130 122,782 3.6 34,477 77,043 129,771 3.8 0.01
Concord 29,231 64,954 121,559 4.2 29,064 65,798 130,866 4.5 0.01
Daly City 34,938 72,214 124,547 3.6 34,438 74,436 131,780 3.8 0.03
Yountville 32,034 69,028 140,509 4.4 27,783 70,231 137,150 4.9 0.02
San Bruno 36,080 74,375 130,288 3.6 39,434 78,911 137,167 3.5 0.06
Windsor 34,706 75,673 125,129 3.6 34,574 81,098 138,846 4.0 0.07
Sonoma 25,059 60,613 131,106 5.2 30,190 63,729 138,934 4.6 0.05
Pinole 34,349 78,835 123,550 3.6 36,780 77,315 139,051 3.8 -0.02
Petaluma 34,340 72,881 130,536 3.8 33,146 80,243 139,971 4.2 0.10
South San Francisco 34,931 72,203 131,615 3.8 34,291 76,785 141,151 4.1 0.06
Newark 42,669 82,782 130,535 3.1 38,575 85,847 143,518 3.7 0.04
American Canyon 38,981 78,718 129,534 3.3 39,828 83,230 143,677 3.6 0.06
Martinez 32,184 76,703 135,168 4.2 35,739 83,112 145,706 4.1 0.08
Pleasant Hill 32,852 79,597 149,785 4.6 32,739 77,326 147,223 4.5 -0.03
Alameda 31,918 73,503 136,584 4.3 30,006 74,606 148,241 4.9 0.02
St. Helena 31,801 70,900 174,019 5.5 35,427 77,786 148,934 4.2 0.10
Gilroy 27,299 67,317 140,723 5.2 30,259 78,360 150,647 5.0 0.16
Albany 26,427 72,516 137,064 5.2 30,128 79,926 150,704 5.0 0.10
Berkeley 19,504 59,097 133,734 6.9 18,532 63,312 151,729 8.2 0.07
Union City 37,516 86,761 149,557 4.0 34,453 82,083 153,531 4.5 -0.05
Novato 33,817 80,923 140,015 4.1 32,462 77,702 154,943 4.8 -0.04
Brentwood 39,449 90,036 150,909 3.8 41,614 91,475 156,139 3.8 0.02
El Cerrito 31,246 76,656 136,318 4.4 34,884 85,481 157,438 4.5 0.12
Hercules 49,595 88,179 147,503 3.0 43,448 96,750 157,553 3.6 0.10
San Rafael 29,850 71,339 144,352 4.8 28,382 73,953 157,709 5.6 0.04
Benicia 39,663 84,665 153,969 3.9 38,610 88,502 160,006 4.1 0.05
San Jose 32,760 78,660 147,602 4.5 31,997 81,829 160,055 5.0 0.04
Brisbane 45,478 95,972 153,996 3.4 31,425 78,542 160,800 5.1 -0.18
Santa Clara 31,336 83,139 147,528 4.7 36,513 91,583 161,275 4.4 0.10
Campbell 34,194 77,371 145,585 4.3 38,690 88,300 161,975 4.2 0.14
Fairfax 30,256 87,639 150,956 5.0 28,567 88,043 162,123 5.7 0.00
Pacifica 40,050 88,768 151,634 3.8 44,093 94,707 162,851 3.7 0.07
Walnut Creek 33,705 79,629 153,771 4.6 32,578 81,593 162,856 5.0 0.02
San Francisco 23,799 70,040 148,931 6.3 23,910 75,604 163,423 6.8 0.08
Milpitas 41,749 92,205 155,556 3.7 42,961 95,466 163,581 3.8 0.04
Mill Valley 47,419 106,017 225,098 4.7 39,000 88,451 163,833 4.2 -0.17
San Mateo 37,599 81,831 154,905 4.1 39,723 85,669 167,014 4.2 0.05
Redwood City 31,137 76,183 148,434 4.8 34,636 79,419 167,833 4.8 0.04
Colma 38,057 77,596 118,115 3.1 48,333 87,060 175,200 3.6 0.12
Livermore 42,833 94,530 170,140 4.0 42,970 99,161 175,713 4.1 0.05
Fremont 43,970 95,028 164,341 3.7 44,987 101,535 177,794 4.0 0.07
San Anselmo 43,168 90,600 184,100 4.3 36,978 100,379 179,727 4.9 0.11
Sunnyvale 40,340 87,263 157,874 3.9 42,100 100,043 180,487 4.3 0.15
Morgan Hill 39,636 96,367 179,157 4.5 39,424 95,531 181,900 4.6 -0.01
Dublin 59,395 108,711 171,252 2.9 53,673 115,236 183,003 3.4 0.06
Mountain View 35,045 86,616 161,682 4.6 38,422 97,338 193,067 5.0 0.12
Larkspur 41,103 84,411 179,354 4.4 38,745 89,137 195,371 5.0 0.06
Foster City 58,928 109,437 187,474 3.2 56,076 114,260 200,595 3.6 0.04
Half Moon Bay 35,461 90,104 177,664 5.0 39,833 99,715 202,914 5.1 0.11
Clayton 54,824 130,083 203,720 3.7 63,254 127,159 204,731 3.2 -0.02
Pleasanton 55,483 113,582 192,222 3.5 51,850 118,317 205,792 4.0 0.04
Belmont 46,396 98,598 185,673 4.0 44,587 102,895 206,409 4.6 0.04
Sausalito 45,522 107,438 208,592 4.6 43,568 114,861 210,226 4.8 0.07
Corte Madera 42,583 97,608 186,203 4.4 39,972 107,193 211,281 5.3 0.10
Burlingame 37,909 82,295 156,678 4.1 36,346 84,854 213,387 5.9 0.03
San Ramon 60,653 119,297 198,458 3.3 64,374 127,313 217,075 3.4 0.07
San Carlos 49,015 105,042 206,280 4.2 48,384 118,021 221,850 4.6 0.12
Cupertino 50,111 119,398 207,098 4.1 54,964 129,976 230,548 4.2 0.09
Danville 59,022 128,810 233,752 4.0 58,498 136,116 235,877 4.0 0.06
Moraga 47,219 125,978 244,289 5.2 55,382 120,353 238,335 4.3 -0.04
Los Gatos 45,468 118,158 244,201 5.4 51,355 122,476 244,929 4.8 0.04
Atherton 89,218 185,000 475,938 5.3 72,148 239,886 250,001 NA 0.30
Belvedere 36,181 117,778 365,550 10.1 37,375 166,071 250,001 NA 0.41
Hillsborough 95,871 202,292 454,622 4.7 118,583 236,528 250,001 NA 0.17
Lafayette 55,228 125,519 243,075 4.4 48,824 136,207 250,001 NA 0.09
Los Altos 60,075 155,466 284,692 4.7 56,750 157,907 250,001 NA 0.02
Los Altos Hills 86,778 218,922 497,709 5.7 86,738 205,694 250,001 NA -0.06
Menlo Park 45,582 107,261 228,698 5.0 47,006 112,262 250,001 NA 0.05
Millbrae 36,210 81,742 147,591 4.1 46,719 121,921 250,001 NA 0.49
Monte Sereno 62,310 167,417 396,633 6.4 57,173 182,417 250,001 NA 0.09
Orinda 71,238 160,867 304,430 4.3 73,354 164,437 250,001 NA 0.02
Palo Alto 46,432 119,483 241,722 5.2 46,779 121,465 250,001 NA 0.02
Piedmont 91,497 167,014 282,485 3.1 95,125 207,222 250,001 NA 0.24
Portola Valley 53,202 168,750 437,439 8.2 59,560 163,384 250,001 NA -0.03
Ross 57,221 145,208 403,847 7.1 48,667 147,130 250,001 NA 0.01
Saratoga 58,802 140,866 279,387 4.8 67,136 159,212 250,001 NA 0.13
Tiburon 42,208 146,917 383,012 9.1 52,933 131,791 250,001 NA -0.10
Woodside 64,406 214,310 489,729 7.6 58,809 212,917 250,001 NA -0.01
  Low income inequality / Big increase in median income      High income inequality / Big decrease in median income      80th percentile capped at $250,001

Source: ABAG from US Bureau of the Census American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Note: Not adjusted for inflation. The 80/20 ratio is not calculated where the 80th percentile was top-coded at $250,001. These cities are shaded in grey.

Change in Household Income in Cities (Cities ranked in order of 80-20 Ratio in 2013; income capped at 250,001 in 2013)

5 YR ACS 2009 5 YR ACS 2013
City 20th Percentile
($)
50th Percentile-
Median Income
($)
80th Percentile
($)
80/20 20th Percentile
($)
50th Percentile-
Median Income
($)
80th Percentile
($)
80/20 Percentage
Change in
Median Income
Clayton 54,824 130,083 203,720 3.7 63,254 127,159 204,731 3.2 -0.02
San Ramon 60,653 119,297 198,458 3.3 64,374 127,313 217,075 3.4 0.07
Dublin 59,395 108,711 171,252 2.9 53,673 115,236 183,003 3.4 0.06
Cloverdale 21,249 57,500 102,824 4.8 31,815 58,294 108,500 3.4 0.01
San Bruno 36,080 74,375 130,288 3.6 39,434 78,911 137,167 3.5 0.06
Foster City 58,928 109,437 187,474 3.2 56,076 114,260 200,595 3.6 0.04
American Canyon 38,981 78,718 129,534 3.3 39,828 83,230 143,677 3.6 0.06
Colma 38,057 77,596 118,115 3.1 48,333 87,060 175,200 3.6 0.12
Hercules 49,595 88,179 147,503 3.0 43,448 96,750 157,553 3.6 0.10
Pacifica 40,050 88,768 151,634 3.8 44,093 94,707 162,851 3.7 0.07
Suisun City 39,978 70,958 114,929 2.9 31,540 70,311 117,299 3.7 -0.01
Newark 42,669 82,782 130,535 3.1 38,575 85,847 143,518 3.7 0.04
Vacaville 34,501 69,658 125,305 3.6 34,521 73,582 128,708 3.7 0.06
Brentwood 39,449 90,036 150,909 3.8 41,614 91,475 156,139 3.8 0.02
Oakley 34,506 76,130 122,782 3.6 34,477 77,043 129,771 3.8 0.01
Rio Vista 20,190 50,319 96,830 4.8 27,931 55,458 105,311 3.8 0.10
Pinole 34,349 78,835 123,550 3.6 36,780 77,315 139,051 3.8 -0.02
Milpitas 41,749 92,205 155,556 3.7 42,961 95,466 163,581 3.8 0.04
Daly City 34,938 72,214 124,547 3.6 34,438 74,436 131,780 3.8 0.03
Fremont 43,970 95,028 164,341 3.7 44,987 101,535 177,794 4.0 0.07
Pleasanton 55,483 113,582 192,222 3.5 51,850 118,317 205,792 4.0 0.04
Windsor 34,706 75,673 125,129 3.6 34,574 81,098 138,846 4.0 0.07
Danville 59,022 128,810 233,752 4.0 58,498 136,116 235,877 4.0 0.06
Dixon 33,393 69,500 114,897 3.4 30,385 72,522 122,976 4.0 0.04
Martinez 32,184 76,703 135,168 4.2 35,739 83,112 145,706 4.1 0.08
Napa 27,827 64,180 117,938 4.2 29,101 63,274 118,709 4.1 -0.01
Livermore 42,833 94,530 170,140 4.0 42,970 99,161 175,713 4.1 0.05
South San Francisco 34,931 72,203 131,615 3.8 34,291 76,785 141,151 4.1 0.06
Benicia 39,663 84,665 153,969 3.9 38,610 88,502 160,006 4.1 0.05
Hayward 26,724 61,001 109,785 4.1 27,564 62,013 115,100 4.2 0.02
Campbell 34,194 77,371 145,585 4.3 38,690 88,300 161,975 4.2 0.14
Cupertino 50,111 119,398 207,098 4.1 54,964 129,976 230,548 4.2 0.09
Mill Valley 47,419 106,017 225,098 4.7 39,000 88,451 163,833 4.2 -0.17
St. Helena 31,801 70,900 174,019 5.5 35,427 77,786 148,934 4.2 0.10
San Mateo 37,599 81,831 154,905 4.1 39,723 85,669 167,014 4.2 0.05
Cotati 31,493 66,667 118,239 3.8 28,750 62,849 121,250 4.2 -0.06
Petaluma 34,340 72,881 130,536 3.8 33,146 80,243 139,971 4.2 0.10
Santa Rosa 24,985 58,899 110,506 4.4 26,582 60,354 112,711 4.2 0.02
Rohnert Park 25,109 57,413 99,716 4.0 24,113 56,621 102,512 4.3 -0.01
San Leandro 27,525 61,824 111,348 4.0 27,642 63,055 117,907 4.3 0.02
San Pablo 20,173 46,007 86,347 4.3 19,652 44,983 84,163 4.3 -0.02
Sunnyvale 40,340 87,263 157,874 3.9 42,100 100,043 180,487 4.3 0.15
Moraga 47,219 125,978 244,289 5.2 55,382 120,353 238,335 4.3 -0.04
East Palo Alto 20,902 47,964 92,599 4.4 23,585 50,142 102,464 4.3 0.05
Fairfield 31,240 69,001 118,238 3.8 27,893 64,702 121,544 4.4 -0.06
Santa Clara 31,336 83,139 147,528 4.7 36,513 91,583 161,275 4.4 0.10
Union City 37,516 86,761 149,557 4.0 34,453 82,083 153,531 4.5 -0.05
Pleasant Hill 32,852 79,597 149,785 4.6 32,739 77,326 147,223 4.5 -0.03
Antioch 29,507 68,934 120,120 4.1 25,921 65,254 116,704 4.5 -0.05
Concord 29,231 64,954 121,559 4.2 29,064 65,798 130,866 4.5 0.01
El Cerrito 31,246 76,656 136,318 4.4 34,884 85,481 157,438 4.5 0.12
San Carlos 49,015 105,042 206,280 4.2 48,384 118,021 221,850 4.6 0.12
Sonoma 25,059 60,613 131,106 5.2 30,190 63,729 138,934 4.6 0.05
Morgan Hill 39,636 96,367 179,157 4.5 39,424 95,531 181,900 4.6 -0.01
Belmont 46,396 98,598 185,673 4.0 44,587 102,895 206,409 4.6 0.04
Pittsburg 25,329 57,661 104,073 4.1 23,647 58,866 110,570 4.7 0.02
Los Gatos 45,468 118,158 244,201 5.4 51,355 122,476 244,929 4.8 0.04
Novato 33,817 80,923 140,015 4.1 32,462 77,702 154,943 4.8 -0.04
Sausalito 45,522 107,438 208,592 4.6 43,568 114,861 210,226 4.8 0.07
Redwood City 31,137 76,183 148,434 4.8 34,636 79,419 167,833 4.8 0.04
San Anselmo 43,168 90,600 184,100 4.3 36,978 100,379 179,727 4.9 0.11
Yountville 32,034 69,028 140,509 4.4 27,783 70,231 137,150 4.9 0.02
Alameda 31,918 73,503 136,584 4.3 30,006 74,606 148,241 4.9 0.02
Vallejo 25,678 61,343 110,408 4.3 22,133 58,371 109,937 5.0 -0.05
Gilroy 27,299 67,317 140,723 5.2 30,259 78,360 150,647 5.0 0.16
Richmond 23,203 55,146 105,067 4.5 21,807 54,589 108,901 5.0 -0.01
Walnut Creek 33,705 79,629 153,771 4.6 32,578 81,593 162,856 5.0 0.02
Albany 26,427 72,516 137,064 5.2 30,128 79,926 150,704 5.0 0.10
San Jose 32,760 78,660 147,602 4.5 31,997 81,829 160,055 5.0 0.04
Mountain View 35,045 86,616 161,682 4.6 38,422 97,338 193,067 5.0 0.12
Larkspur 41,103 84,411 179,354 4.4 38,745 89,137 195,371 5.0 0.06
Half Moon Bay 35,461 90,104 177,664 5.0 39,833 99,715 202,914 5.1 0.11
Brisbane 45,478 95,972 153,996 3.4 31,425 78,542 160,800 5.1 -0.18
Corte Madera 42,583 97,608 186,203 4.4 39,972 107,193 211,281 5.3 0.10
Sebastopol 24,096 61,753 104,159 4.3 19,910 53,677 106,133 5.3 -0.13
Emeryville 19,690 57,211 124,150 6.3 23,704 65,000 127,165 5.4 0.14
Healdsburg 24,707 65,811 133,235 5.4 22,438 56,969 121,635 5.4 -0.13
Calistoga 31,251 52,393 89,735 2.9 21,618 55,895 117,425 5.4 0.07
San Rafael 29,850 71,339 144,352 4.8 28,382 73,953 157,709 5.6 0.04
Fairfax 30,256 87,639 150,956 5.0 28,567 88,043 162,123 5.7 0.00
Burlingame 37,909 82,295 156,678 4.1 36,346 84,854 213,387 5.9 0.03
Oakland 18,119 49,695 109,053 6.0 18,666 52,583 115,002 6.2 0.06
San Francisco 23,799 70,040 148,931 6.3 23,910 75,604 163,423 6.8 0.08
Berkeley 19,504 59,097 133,734 6.9 18,532 63,312 151,729 8.2 0.07
Atherton 89,218 185,000 475,938 5.3 72,148 239,886 250,001 NA 0.30
Belvedere 36,181 117,778 365,550 10.1 37,375 166,071 250,001 NA 0.41
Hillsborough 95,871 202,292 454,622 4.7 118,583 236,528 250,001 NA 0.17
Lafayette 55,228 125,519 243,075 4.4 48,824 136,207 250,001 NA 0.09
Los Altos 60,075 155,466 284,692 4.7 56,750 157,907 250,001 NA 0.02
Los Altos Hills 86,778 218,922 497,709 5.7 86,738 205,694 250,001 NA -0.06
Menlo Park 45,582 107,261 228,698 5.0 47,006 112,262 250,001 NA 0.05
Millbrae 36,210 81,742 147,591 4.1 46,719 121,921 250,001 NA 0.49
Monte Sereno 62,310 167,417 396,633 6.4 57,173 182,417 250,001 NA 0.09
Orinda 71,238 160,867 304,430 4.3 73,354 164,437 250,001 NA 0.02
Palo Alto 46,432 119,483 241,722 5.2 46,779 121,465 250,001 NA 0.02
Piedmont 91,497 167,014 282,485 3.1 95,125 207,222 250,001 NA 0.24
Portola Valley 53,202 168,750 437,439 8.2 59,560 163,384 250,001 NA -0.03
Ross 57,221 145,208 403,847 7.1 48,667 147,130 250,001 NA 0.01
Saratoga 58,802 140,866 279,387 4.8 67,136 159,212 250,001 NA 0.13
Tiburon 42,208 146,917 383,012 9.1 52,933 131,791 250,001 NA -0.10
Woodside 64,406 214,310 489,729 7.6 58,809 212,917 250,001 NA -0.01
  Low income inequality / Big increase in median income      High income inequality / Big decrease in median income      80th percentile capped at $250,001

Source: ABAG from US Bureau of the Census American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Note: Not adjusted for inflation. The 80/20 ratio is not calculated where the 80th percentile was top-coded at $250,001. These cities are shaded in grey.