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Income/capita 61%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 71%
IndexWestsideCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$11,672$31,458$29,829
Median household income$41,563$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,188$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,500$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$19,583$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$14,375$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Westside is 61% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Westside is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Westside is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Westside is 82% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,705$41,563$83,126
      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.

      Westside median earnings by income bracket

      Westside employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%204.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services2.8%59.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.6%0.0%
      Other77.8%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hidden Hills, CA1,573$211,250282%
      Bell Canyon, CA2,159$201,875265%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,573$144,868162%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,726$121,345119%
      Topanga, CA7,858$118,561114%
      Westside, CA269$41,56325%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Star, OH269$56,2502%
      El Castillo, TX269$0100%
      Constableville, NY269$46,53816%
      Lenora, KS269$38,43831%
      Meadow, UT269$66,40620%
      Westside, CA269$41,56325%
      Source: The Westside, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).