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16%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
8%
Household income NAT. AVG.
62%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$25,095$31,458$29,829
Median household income$59,955$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,207$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,458$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,557$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$27,441$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Athens is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Athens is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Athens is 62% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Athens is 23% lower than the national average

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      $39,966 $59,955 $119,910
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      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      West Athens median earnings by income bracket

      West Athens employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%8.5%
      Manufacturing sector19.8%19.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%17.5%
      Public administration6.1%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.6%16.6%
      Education, health & social services5.9%5.9%
      Other25.7%25.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rolling Hills, CA1,439$250,000351.9%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,359$197,826257.6%
      San Marino, CA13,020$164,423197.2%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,064$153,926178.2%
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,025$149,632170.5%
      West Athens, CA9,554$59,9558.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rye Brook, NY9,554$141,045155.0%
      Washington, NC9,555$37,10932.9%
      White Horse, NJ9,557$92,45067.1%
      Fairmount, CO9,549$124,286124.7%
      Cheat Lake, WV9,559$95,45072.5%
      West Athens, CA9,554$59,9558.4%
      Source: The West Athens, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).