Average Wages, by Housing Tenure and Industry

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties | 2019

Average Wages of Renters Compared to Homeowners

Food Services-31%
Community Infrastructure & Services-22%

Data Source:

United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey PUMS


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data are from the United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey Public Use Microdata. Renters include those paying rent. Community Infrastructure & Services includes Healthcare & Social Services (excluding government jobs); Retail; Accommodation & Food Services; Education (excluding government jobs); Construction; Local Government Administration; Transportation; Banking & Financial Services; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Personal Services; Nonprofits; Insurance Services; Warehousing & Storage; and Utilities (excluding state and local government jobs). Innovation and Information Products & Services includes Computer Hardware Design & Manufacturing; Internet & Information Services; Technical Research & Development (Include Life Sciences); Software; Telecommunications Manufacturing & Services; Instrument Manufacturing (Navigation, Measuring & Electromedical); Pharmaceuticals (Life Sciences); Other Media & Broadcasting, including Publishing; Medical Devices (Life Sciences); and I.T. Repair Services. Business Infrastructure & Services includes Wholesale Trade; Personnel & Accounting Services; Administrative Services; Technical & Management Consulting Services; Facilities; Management Offices; Design, Architecture & Engineering Services; Goods Movement; Legal; and Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations.

Definitions of industry categories are included in Appendix A.

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