Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The median household income in California is $61,818, and check out our data to give you an inside look at its key industries and job opportunities.
Agriculture, tourism, technology are major economic contributors.
Naval Station, UCLA, Disney head impressive list
UC Santa Barbara, Raytheon head an impressive list.
Even in expensive California, affordability is still possible.
Metro, hotels, House of Blues lead the way
Education, health care and retail are the major industries this thriving metro