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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest AdamsLos AngelesCalifornia
Income per capita$27,093$37,143$31,458
Median household income$52,313$65,290$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$106,722$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$49,568$43,419
Median earnings male$38,856$36,544$36,599
Median earnings female$31,627$30,433$27,020
Unemployment rate4.1%4.6%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a16.9%15.8%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Adams is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Adams is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Adams is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Adams is 100% lower than the national average

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      $43,522 $65,290 $130,580
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      West Adams median earnings by income bracket

      West Adams employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%12.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.9%6.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%17.0%
      Public administration1.1%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%7.1%
      Education, health & social services10.5%10.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,078$170,299207.8%
      San Marino, CA13,020$164,423197.2%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,064$153,926178.2%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,147$142,500157.6%
      Del Aire, CA10,424$121,076118.9%
      Los Angeles, CA3,973,278$65,29018.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Toronto, ON3,013,752n/a 
      Chicago, IL2,699,347$62,09712.2%
      Houston, TX2,313,238$53,6003.1%
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Phoenix, AZ1,658,422$60,91410.1%
      Los Angeles, CA3,973,278$65,29018.0%
      Source: The West Adams, Los Angeles, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).