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Income/capita 8%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 5%
IndexNorthridgeLos AngelesCalifornia
Income per capita$32,232$29,878$31,458
Median household income$77,841$51,538$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$87,511$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$37,762$43,419
Median earnings male$42,159$30,113$36,599
Median earnings female$33,120$24,908$27,020
Unemployment rate4.9%6.1%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a21.5%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Northridge is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Northridge is 41% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Northridge is 5% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Northridge is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,355$51,538$103,076
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Northridge median earnings by income bracket

      Northridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.9%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.9%12.7%
      Public administration2.6%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%1.4%
      Education, health & social services16.0%36.1%
      Other31.7%31.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hidden Hills, CA1,573$211,250282%
      Bell Canyon, CA2,159$201,875265%
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,737$121,802120%
      Oak Park, CA14,885$121,348119%
      Topanga, CA7,858$118,561114%
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5387%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4349%
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015%
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028%
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32811%
      San Antonio, TX1,439,358$48,18313%
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5387%
      Source: The Northridge, Los Angeles, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).