Income/capita 40%
Household income 59%
Unemployment 1%
Income per capita$41,672$31,458$29,829
Median household income$88,236$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$105,520$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,551$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$46,692$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$33,387$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Altadena is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Altadena is 59% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Altadena is 1% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Altadena is 29% lower than the national average

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      Altadena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.9%11.1%
      Public administration4.7%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.1%
      Education, health & social services19.5%40.3%

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      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067$95,25672%
      Altadena, CA45,001$88,23659%

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      Altadena, CA45,001$88,23659%
      Source: The Altadena, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).