West Blocton employment information

IndexWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$16,134$23,936$28,555
Median household income$36,023$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,911$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,231$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$30,147$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$29,531$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level26.5%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Blocton is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Blocton is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Blocton is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Blocton is 70% higher than the national average.

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West Blocton median earnings by income bracket

West Blocton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%6.6%
Wholesale & retail services29.7%16.2%
Public administration6.5%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.2%49.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Helena, AL16,752$86,01861%
Lake View, AL2,143$83,58356%
Vance, AL1,274$66,17624%
Coaling, AL1,778$61,64815%
Woodstock, AL1,785$53,4560%
West Blocton, AL1,566$36,02333%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Horine, MO1,566$39,73326%
Cole Camp, MO1,567$37,76329%
Odon, IN1,565$37,39130%
Nooksack, WA1,565$65,36822%
Redstone Arsenal, AL1,565$55,0003%
West Blocton, AL1,566$36,02333%
Source: The West Blocton, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.