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Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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In labour force NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest Point GreyVancouverBritish Columbia
Median household income$106,974$82,918$86,325
Unemployment rate3.6%3.6%3.9%
In labour force52.9%68.4%64.2%

Key findings

  • The median household income in West Point Grey is 30% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in West Point Grey is 44% lower than the national average
  • In West Point Grey 10.1% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In West Point Grey 8.4% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In West Point Grey 14.4% 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
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      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 Point Grey median earnings by income bracket

      West Point Grey employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry1.5%
      Manufacturing sector1.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services5.1%
      Public administration2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.9%
      Education, health & social services14.8%
      Other22.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Belcarra, BC695$221,709168.9%
      Lions Bay, BC1,463$155,92589.1%
      North Vancouver, BC94,662$132,87361.2%
      West Vancouver, BC46,220$129,26856.8%
      Bowen Island, BC4,211$122,38348.5%
      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 Point Grey, Vancouver, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.