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21%
Household income NAT. AVG.
38%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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In labour force NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest EndVancouverBritish Columbia
Median household income$64,927$82,918$86,325
Unemployment rate4.0%3.6%3.9%
In labour force74.5%68.4%64.2%

Key findings

  • The median household income in West End is 21% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in West End is 38% lower than the national average
  • In West End 13.2% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In West End 10.4% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In West End 1.9% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $55,273 $82,918 $165,836
      City
      $57,544 $86,325 $172,650
      State
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      West End median earnings by income bracket

      West End employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry3.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services8.7%
      Public administration2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%
      Education, health & social services11.7%
      Other39.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Belcarra, BC695$221,709168.9%
      Anmore, BC2,569$186,538126.3%
      Lions Bay, BC1,463$155,92589.1%
      North Vancouver, BC94,662$132,87361.2%
      West Vancouver, BC46,220$129,26856.8%
      Vancouver, BC694,440$82,9180.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Boston, MA689,326n/a 
      Washington, DC701,974n/a 
      El Paso, TX679,879n/a 
      Denver, CO715,878n/a 
      Detroit, MI672,351n/a 
      Vancouver, BC694,440$82,9180.6%
      Source: The West End, Vancouver, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.