Sweet Water employment information

IndexSweet WaterAlabamaNational
Income per capita$24,356$23,936$28,555
Median household income$52,500$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,938$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$41,500$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$20,972$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level1.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sweet Water is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sweet Water is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sweet Water is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sweet Water is 88% lower than the national average.

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Sweet Water median earnings by income bracket

Sweet Water employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.7%13.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services4.3%7.5%
Public administration15.2%11.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%15.1%
Education, health & social services17.4%41.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Thomaston, AL391$46,25014%
Nanafalia, AL77$40,50024%
Myrtlewood, AL148$38,75028%
Putnam, AL122$33,75037%
Pennington, AL218$32,75039%
Sweet Water, AL221$52,5002%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Aurora, WV221$38,75028%
Chupadero, NM221$90,72170%
Dubberly, LA221$38,75028%
Sunset, AR221$18,33366%
Millican, TX221$60,17913%
Sweet Water, AL221$52,5002%
Source: The Sweet Water, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.