Income/capita 54%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 34%
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Income per capita$13,629$31,458$29,829
Median household income$43,848$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,545$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,940$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$24,284$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,414$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lynwood is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lynwood is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lynwood is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lynwood is 61% higher than the national average

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      Lynwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.8%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector21.4%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%18.3%
      Public administration1.4%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.7%5.6%
      Education, health & social services4.5%26.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills, CA1,760$220,764299.1%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766262.9%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868161.9%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792152.7%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134.5%
      Lynwood, CA71,233$43,84820.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafayette, IN71,249$42,64122.9%
      Gulfport, MS71,265$37,03733.1%
      Turlock, CA71,166$51,5556.8%
      Temple, TX71,138$48,86011.7%
      Pawtucket, RI71,389$44,12020.2%
      Lynwood, CA71,233$43,84820.7%
      Source: The Lynwood, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).