Fort Payne employment information

IndexFort PayneAlabamaNational
Income per capita$18,803$23,936$28,555
Median household income$34,689$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,932$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,344$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$26,160$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$18,596$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate7.2%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level23.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Payne is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Payne is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Payne is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Payne is 52% higher than the national average.

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Fort Payne median earnings by income bracket

Fort Payne employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%1.1%
Manufacturing sector44.7%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.3%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%18.7%
Public administration2.9%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.4%
Education, health & social services5.9%19.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lookout Mountain, AL1,096$53,9341%
Dutton, AL251$45,31315%
Hammondville, AL599$44,90416%
Fyffe, AL1,376$44,37517%
Rainsville, AL4,984$41,31323%
Fort Payne, AL14,115$34,68935%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chubbuck, ID14,117$44,65017%
Hickory Hills, IL14,117$57,8808%
Kerman, CA14,110$45,53915%
Sault Ste. Marie, MI14,121$32,12540%
Dentsville, SC14,122$37,33930%
Fort Payne, AL14,115$34,68935%
Source: The Fort Payne, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.