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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      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%

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      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%

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      Wilmington Manor, DE7,923$51,9336%
      Monona, WI7,919$56,4812%
      Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,918$73,51933%
      Fern Park, FL7,924$50,8248%
      Houghton, MI7,924$28,60348%
      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).