Income/capita 163%
Household income 226%
Unemployment 37%
IndexWest Menlo ParkCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$78,349$31,458$29,829
Median household income$180,192$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$202,083$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$154,375$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$144,000$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$54,737$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level3.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Menlo Park is 163% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in West Menlo Park is 226% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Menlo Park is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Menlo Park is 76% lower than the national average

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      West Menlo Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services3.5%1.6%
      Public administration1.1%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%0.7%
      Education, health & social services24.8%38.1%

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      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
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      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,830$180,192226%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lancaster, KY3,831$29,89246%
      Fox Island, WA3,829$90,66764%
      Herculaneum, MO3,831$63,42515%
      Hugoton, KS3,831$51,6787%
      Gouverneur, NY3,831$38,82230%
      West Menlo Park, CA3,830$180,192226%
      Source: The West Menlo Park, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).