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Income/capita 49%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 14%
IndexSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$15,312$31,458$29,829
Median household income$42,460$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,179$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,372$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$22,912$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$21,195$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South El Monte is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South El Monte is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South El Monte is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South El Monte is 26% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,303$42,460$84,920
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      South El Monte median earnings by income bracket

      South El Monte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector20.1%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services21.4%21.5%
      Public administration2.5%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%3.9%
      Education, health & social services4.3%30.3%
      Other27.4%15.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,477$158,438186%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Bradbury, CA954$130,625136%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      South El Monte, CA20,566$42,46023%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arvin, CA20,562$36,52434%
      Union City, GA20,560$35,22936%
      Chambersburg, PA20,576$42,43223%
      Ypsilanti, MI20,577$33,05540%
      Sapulpa, OK20,546$43,96121%
      South El Monte, CA20,566$42,46023%
      Source: The South El Monte, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).