Long Beach employment information

IndexLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$27,014$29,906$28,555
Median household income$52,944$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$87,770$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,864$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$32,455$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$26,887$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level20.7%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Long Beach is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Long Beach is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Long Beach is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Long Beach is 33% higher than the national average.

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Long Beach median earnings by income bracket

Long Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%0.8%
Manufacturing sector12.9%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.2%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%12.8%
Public administration3.7%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%4.3%
Education, health & social services12.4%34.8%

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Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,184$136,477155%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282$120,697126%
Long Beach, CA468,594$52,9441%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kansas City, MO465,005$45,37615%
Sacramento, CA476,075$50,0136%
Mesa, AZ452,091$48,25910%
Virginia Beach, VA445,623$67,00125%
Atlanta, GA440,641$46,43913%
Long Beach, CA468,594$52,9441%
Source: The Long Beach, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.