East Los Angeles employment information

IndexEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$12,905$29,906$28,555
Median household income$39,103$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,126$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,803$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$21,791$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$16,344$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level27.1%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in East Los Angeles is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Los Angeles is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Los Angeles is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Los Angeles is 73% higher than the national average.

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East Los Angeles median earnings by income bracket

East Los Angeles employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.3%1.0%
Manufacturing sector16.4%2.1%
Financial & insurance services0.9%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%21.5%
Public administration1.6%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%4.3%
Education, health & social services7.6%28.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,477$151,786184%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,534$142,071166%
San Marino, CA13,294$119,300123%
Bradbury, CA845$112,273110%
La Habra Heights, CA5,398$111,250108%
East Los Angeles, CA127,610$39,10327%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Topeka, KS127,660$41,41223%
Waco, TX127,796$32,86439%
Cedar Rapids, IA128,009$54,4652%
Thousand Oaks, CA128,126$99,11585%
Elizabeth, NJ126,964$43,96618%
East Los Angeles, CA127,610$39,10327%
Source: The East Los Angeles, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.