Glendale is a study in contrasts in terms of income levels and poverty rates. Although there are areas in the city where median household incomes exceed $100,000 per year, some Census tracts have median incomes of just over $19,000 per year.
The median household income for Glendale lags behind that of other local cities and even the County.
Median Household Income
|1989 Income||1999 Income||2009 Income|
|La Canada Flintridge||$78,965||$109,989||$136,818|
|Los Angeles County||$34,965||$42,189||$55,476|
|Los Angeles City||$30,925||$36,687||$49,138|
Source: U.S. Census
There are also significant amounts of poverty, especially in the Census tracts located in the southern and central parts of the city.