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Income/capita 34%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 107%
IndexWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$19,645$31,458$29,829
Median household income$40,756$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,042$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,998$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$29,261$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$22,432$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Athens is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Athens is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Athens is 107% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Athens is 52% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,167$40,756$81,512
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      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 Athens median earnings by income bracket

      West Athens employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.6%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector17.2%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%14.7%
      Public administration5.8%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%6.3%
      Education, health & social services7.2%31.4%
      Other31.8%24.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills, CA1,760$220,764299%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206$129,728134%
      West Athens, CA7,921$40,75626%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wilmington Manor, DE7,923$51,9336%
      Monona, WI7,919$56,4812%
      Houghton, MI7,924$28,60348%
      Fern Park, FL7,924$50,8248%
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
      West Athens, CA7,921$40,75626%
      Source: The West Athens, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).