Income/capita 10%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 22%
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Income per capita$26,847$29,878$31,458
Median household income$70,256$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$33,430$30,113$36,599
Median earnings female$29,552$24,908$27,020
Unemployment rate5.7%6.1%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a21.5%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Winnetka is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Winnetka is 27% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Winnetka is 22% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Winnetka is 100% lower than the national average

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      Winnetka median earnings by income bracket

      Winnetka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%13.8%
      Public administration1.8%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%1.3%
      Education, health & social services11.5%33.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hidden Hills, CA1,573$211,250281.9%
      Bell Canyon, CA2,159$201,875264.9%
      Westlake Village, CA8,443$130,272135.5%
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,737$121,802120.2%
      Oak Park, CA14,885$121,348119.3%
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5386.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Toronto, ON3,013,752n/a 
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4348.8%
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015.0%
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028.1%
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,872$51,5386.8%
      Source: The Winnetka, Los Angeles, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).