Shelby employment information

Income per capita$19,282$23,936$28,555
Median household income$38,162$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,250$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,026$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$47,805$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$27,981$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level38.7%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelby is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelby is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelby is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelby is 148% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shelby median earnings by income bracket

Shelby employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%5.6%
Manufacturing sector47.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services4.0%23.7%
Public administration2.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.7%47.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alabaster, AL30,978$70,17331%
Pelham, AL22,106$68,19728%
Calera, AL12,376$61,48115%
Talladega Springs, AL228$51,2504%
Thorsby, AL2,039$45,45815%
Shelby, AL1,417$38,16229%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilder, ID1,417$24,64354%
Norfolk, NY1,417$35,69433%
Nederland, CO1,417$62,12516%
Gillett, WI1,417$37,05631%
Princes Lakes, IN1,417$64,69721%
Shelby, AL1,417$38,16229%
Source: The Shelby, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.