The map below shows median household income in Los Angeles County by area. Areas in the top 1% of earnings are in purple, high-earning areas are in green, and low-earning areas are in red.

Los Angeles County, CA map of rich and poor neighborhoods by household income

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The median household income in Los Angeles County is $74,792. This means Los Angeles County income is much higher than the median income in the United States, with county household incomes in the 90th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in Los Angeles County 30% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 9% of counties might have higher incomes, and 89% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby counties family and household incomes are lower. Median income ranges from a low of $7,511 to a high of $261,251 in some neighborhoods.

Higher income areas are typically found in the west parts of the county, and lower income areas are in the central areas.

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