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Income/capita 103%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 23%
IndexWest HollywoodCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$60,680$31,458$29,829
Median household income$61,127$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$104,667$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,542$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$49,082$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$42,492$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Hollywood is 103% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Hollywood is 10% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Hollywood is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Hollywood is 10% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,747$61,127$122,254
      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 Hollywood median earnings by income bracket

      West Hollywood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.7%11.1%
      Public administration1.9%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%0.4%
      Education, health & social services10.5%14.9%
      Other49.6%50.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,477$158,438186%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
      Topanga, CA7,858$118,561114%
      Beverly Hills, CA34,627$100,63082%
      West Hollywood, CA35,661$61,12710%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newnan, GA35,642$51,6937%
      Cottage Grove, MN35,632$85,51655%
      Randallstown, MD35,725$77,64340%
      Moorpark, CA35,594$100,45782%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      West Hollywood, CA35,661$61,12710%
      Source: The West Hollywood, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).