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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,970$31,458$29,829
Median household income$53,874$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,448$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,312$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$27,544$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,797$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in El Monte is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in El Monte is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in El Monte is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in El Monte is 15% higher than the national average

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      $35,912 $53,874 $107,748
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      El Monte median earnings by income bracket

      El Monte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%13.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%15.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%16.3%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%9.4%
      Education, health & social services9.0%9.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bradbury, CA825$181,875228.8%
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,078$170,299207.8%
      San Marino, CA13,020$164,423197.2%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,318$163,750196.0%
      Yorba Linda, CA68,103$133,088140.6%
      El Monte, CA113,917$53,8742.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      North Charleston, SC113,880$47,20114.7%
      Murrieta, CA114,066$91,65465.7%
      Palm Bay, FL113,751$52,4355.2%
      Spring Hill, FL113,742$52,5325.0%
      Carlsbad, CA114,411$112,933104.1%
      El Monte, CA113,917$53,8742.6%
      Source: The El Monte, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).