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Income/capita 29%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 44%
IndexHawthorneCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$21,182$31,458$29,829
Median household income$45,089$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,117$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,194$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$27,497$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$25,154$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hawthorne is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hawthorne is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hawthorne is 44% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hawthorne is 27% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $30,056$45,089$90,178
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Hawthorne median earnings by income bracket

      Hawthorne employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector9.8%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%13.4%
      Public administration3.0%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.5%4.7%
      Education, health & social services10.0%30.4%
      Other37.0%33.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills, CA1,760$220,764299%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
      Hawthorne, CA86,938$45,08918%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carmel, IN86,940$106,54693%
      Alafaya, FL86,868$63,73515%
      Suffolk, VA87,061$65,43518%
      Newport Beach, CA86,813$115,845109%
      Whittier, CA86,630$67,43122%
      Hawthorne, CA86,938$45,08918%
      Source: The Hawthorne, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).