La Fayette employment information

IndexLa FayetteAlabamaNational
Income per capita$15,670$23,936$28,555
Median household income$24,032$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,417$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,083$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$30,926$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$16,848$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level32.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Fayette is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Fayette is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Fayette is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Fayette is 109% higher than the national average.

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La Fayette median earnings by income bracket

La Fayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector34.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services24.7%11.6%
Public administration5.3%9.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%1.7%
Education, health & social services10.9%31.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fredonia, AL312$93,86476%
Waverly, AL260$53,7501%
Five Points, AL146$45,35715%
Daviston, AL287$41,75022%
Valley, AL9,456$36,90131%
La Fayette, AL2,993$24,03255%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Peterborough, NH2,993$39,75526%
Savanna, IL2,993$35,36034%
Watonga, OK2,993$47,22212%
Lake Pocotopaug, CT2,994$85,65860%
Licking, MO2,992$23,21457%
La Fayette, AL2,993$24,03255%
Source: The La Fayette, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.