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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      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%

      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).