Income/capita 53%
Household income 63%
Unemployment 17%
IndexEast PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$45,642$31,458$29,829
Median household income$90,339$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$109,297$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,500$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$37,333$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$40,326$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Pasadena is 53% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in East Pasadena is 63% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Pasadena is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Pasadena is 27% lower than the national average

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      East Pasadena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%8.9%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%8.3%
      Public administration2.4%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.4%
      Education, health & social services17.7%33.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,477$158,438186%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Bradbury, CA954$130,625136%
      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,406$110,32999%
      East Pasadena, CA6,159$90,33963%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Satsuma, AL6,159$61,83612%
      Heathrow, FL6,157$88,53460%
      Truth or Consequences, NM6,157$26,84451%
      Milliken, CO6,157$79,77544%
      Burnet, TX6,161$45,00019%
      East Pasadena, CA6,159$90,33963%
      Source: The East Pasadena, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).