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Income/capita 29%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 72%
IndexAnnistonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$21,184$24,736$29,829
Median household income$30,539$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,111$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,485$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$25,975$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$17,013$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level32.1%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Anniston is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Anniston is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Anniston is 72% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Anniston is 113% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,357$30,539$61,078
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Anniston median earnings by income bracket

      Anniston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector25.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%0.4%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%12.4%
      Public administration11.3%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.6%
      Education, health & social services10.0%38.7%
      Other28.0%27.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Plains, AL915$63,28614%
      Choccolocco, AL2,663$61,37811%
      Alexandria, AL3,980$57,4114%
      Oxford, AL21,202$51,9286%
      Nances Creek, AL321$51,3597%
      Anniston, AL22,441$30,53945%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blue Island, IL22,446$41,30525%
      Woodlawn, VA22,413$62,05412%
      Benbrook, TX22,403$66,44820%
      Derry, NH22,392$60,98510%
      Winchester, MA22,491$149,321170%
      Anniston, AL22,441$30,53945%
      Source: The Anniston, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).