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Middle Class in Los Angeles County

Family, Economic, Middle Class

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In 2020, the Pew Research Center offered an income calculator, based upon 2018 data, to determine where you are among economic groups. We ran the numbers, for households of one to five persons, for persons living in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area (L.A. and Orange Counties).


Persons in Household Household Income
Lower Class Middle Class Upper Class
1 Up to $32,793 $32,794 to $98,380 $98,381 +
2 Up to $46,376 $46,377 to $139,130 $139,131 +
3 Up to $56,799 $56,800 to $170,399 $170,400 +
4 Up to $65,586 $65,587 to $196,760 $196,761 +
5 Up to $73,328 $73,329 to $219,985 $219,986 +

Source: Pew Research Center


Also see Median Income by Community in Los Angeles County.