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Income/capita 57%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 59%
IndexBellCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$12,972$31,458$29,829
Median household income$38,823$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,329$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,403$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$23,165$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$16,403$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level25.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bell is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bell is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bell is 59% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bell is 67% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,879$38,823$77,646
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bell median earnings by income bracket

      Bell employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector17.0%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services22.3%21.8%
      Public administration1.1%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%5.4%
      Education, health & social services6.5%30.8%
      Other28.4%23.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Bradbury, CA954$130,625136%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
      Bell, CA35,927$38,82330%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Goldsboro, NC35,924$32,14842%
      Merritt Island, FL35,916$54,1002%
      Richfield, MN35,912$54,6421%
      Leavenworth, KS35,948$55,7021%
      Pahrump, NV35,899$41,57125%
      Bell, CA35,927$38,82330%
      Source: The Bell, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).