West Side employment information

IndexWest SideLong BeachCalifornia
Income per capita$17,459$27,752$31,458
Median household income$54,794$55,151$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$87,777$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$40,856$43,419
Median earnings male$25,707$33,330$36,599
Median earnings female$23,694$27,433$27,020
Unemployment rate7.9%6.2%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a20.3%15.8%

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  • The income per capita in West Side is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Side is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Side is 70% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Side is equal to the national average.

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West Side employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%0.9%
Manufacturing sector14.5%0.3%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%12.2%
Public administration1.6%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%6.0%
Education, health & social services13.8%39.2%

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%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
Hermosa Beach, CA19,726$121,345119%
Long Beach, CA469,793$55,1510%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6159%
Kansas City, MO471,767$47,48914%
Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%
Sacramento, CA484,530$52,0716%
Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%
Long Beach, CA469,793$55,1510%
Source: The West Side, Long Beach, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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