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Income/capita 46%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 53%
IndexCity Heights WestSan DiegoCalifornia
Income per capita$16,044$35,199$31,458
Median household income$36,560$68,117$63,783
Median income owner occupied$0$96,503$86,568
Median income renter occupied$0$50,692$43,419
Median earnings male$24,878$40,760$36,599
Median earnings female$20,769$30,034$27,020
Unemployment rate7.1%5.0%5.5%
Poverty leveln/a15.0%15.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in City Heights West is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in City Heights West is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in City Heights West is 53% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in City Heights West is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,406$68,117$136,234
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      City Heights West median earnings by income bracket

      City Heights West employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.4%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%15.5%
      Public administration3.4%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%1.9%
      Education, health & social services9.1%22.9%
      Other43.0%47.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Granite Hills, CA3,071$116,146110%
      Jamul, CA5,640$110,29099%
      Coronado, CA24,852$92,41367%
      Bonita, CA12,885$90,59864%
      Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA20,137$81,23847%
      San Diego, CA1,374,812$68,11723%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Antonio, TX1,439,358$48,18313%
      Dallas, TX1,278,433$45,21518%
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32811%
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028%
      San Jose, CA1,009,363$90,30363%
      San Diego, CA1,374,812$68,11723%
      Source: The City Heights West, San Diego, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).