Income/capita 15%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 37%
IndexWest CovinaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$25,437$31,458$29,829
Median household income$71,217$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,503$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,740$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$35,548$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$28,668$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Covina is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Covina is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Covina is 37% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Covina is 31% lower than the national average

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      West Covina employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector13.2%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%16.2%
      Public administration4.9%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.3%
      Education, health & social services13.2%34.3%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Bradbury, CA954$130,625136%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,406$110,32999%
      West Covina, CA107,634$71,21729%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Centennial, CO107,862$96,42274%
      Richmond, CA108,303$57,1073%
      Richardson, TX108,350$74,87735%
      The Woodlands, TX108,373$109,60598%
      Pueblo, CO108,385$35,77035%
      West Covina, CA107,634$71,21729%
      Source: The West Covina, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).