How the estate you live in Nairobi reveals your salary


If you have a friend in Nairobi, don’t ask them how much they earn, ask them where they live. If someone tells you that they live around Westlands,huyo haishi westlands,she lives in Kinoo or Kangemi.But if she tells you she lives in Westlands,she means it.You can’t be earning Ksh 1 million na unakaa Kibra.You can’t tell someone you are making Ksh 50,000 yet you live in Runda unless you’re living with a relative who pays the rent.

Below is the income of people living in Nairobi based on their estates.

Pipeline—Ksh 80,000 and below


Tassia—Ksh100,000 and below

Mkuru Kwa Njenga—Ksh10,000 to Ksh 30,000

Imara Daima—Ksh 150,000 and below

Kibra—Ksh 30,000 and below

Kariobangi—Ksh40,000 and below

Kayole—Ksh60,000 and below

Kangemi—Ksh50,000 and below

Utawala—Ksh 60,000 to Ksh 200,000

Umoja—Ksh90,000 and below

Donholm—Ksh200,000 and below

Githurai—Ksh70,000 and below

Rongai—Ksh120,000 and below

Kinoo—Ksh 60,000 to Ksh 150,000

Runda—Ksh 600,000 and above

Karen—Ksh 600,000 and above

Muthaiga—Ksh 700,000 and above

Lavington—Ksh 500,000 and above

Kilimani—Ksh 250,000 and above

Kileleshwa—Ksh 250,000 and above

Ngong—Ksh 60,000 to Ksh 150,000

Kitengela—Ksh 40,000 to Ksh 200,000

Hurlingham—Ksh 200,000 and above

Korogocho—Ksh 10,000 to Ksh 30,000

South B—Ksh 120,000 to Ksh 250,000

South C—Ksh 120,000 to Ksh 250,000


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