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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,311$31,458$29,829
Median household income$54,208$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,034$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,309$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$28,205$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$22,894$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level21.1%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South El Monte is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South El Monte is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South El Monte is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South El Monte is 39% higher than the national average

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      $36,135 $54,208 $108,416
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South El Monte median earnings by income bracket

      South El Monte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%15.6%
      Manufacturing sector21.7%21.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%14.4%
      Public administration2.2%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%8.1%
      Education, health & social services7.0%7.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bradbury, CA825$181,875228.8%
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,078$170,299207.8%
      San Marino, CA13,020$164,423197.2%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,318$163,750196.0%
      Yorba Linda, CA68,103$133,088140.6%
      South El Monte, CA20,791$54,2082.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ypsilanti, MI20,792$40,02827.6%
      Clifton, CO20,783$46,39416.1%
      Lebanon, OH20,781$65,96019.2%
      McNair, VA20,776$106,20492.0%
      Mead Valley, CA20,817$66,70820.6%
      South El Monte, CA20,791$54,2082.0%
      Source: The South El Monte, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).