Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$21,183$30,122$31,458
Median household income$58,373$76,723$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$111,279$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$57,021$43,419
Median earnings male$32,028$38,637$36,599
Median earnings female$22,995$29,980$27,020
Unemployment rate4.9%3.5%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a13.8%15.8%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Southwest is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Southwest is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Southwest is 6% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Southwest is 100% lower than the national average

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      $51,143 $76,723 $153,446
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Southwest median earnings by income bracket

      Southwest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%13.1%
      Public administration2.0%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.7%
      Education, health & social services8.2%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Villa Park, CA5,883$164,476197.3%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,318$163,750196.0%
      North Tustin, CA25,147$149,631170.5%
      Rossmoor, CA11,923$138,641150.6%
      Newport Beach, CA86,694$133,849141.9%
      Anaheim, CA353,085$76,72338.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Honolulu, HI347,181$72,45431.0%
      Markham, ON359,111n/a 
      Santa Ana, CA332,610$72,40630.9%
      Riverside, CA327,569$72,73831.5%
      Aurora, CO379,434$67,72322.4%
      Anaheim, CA353,085$76,72338.7%
      Source: The Southwest, Anaheim, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).