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Income/capita 15%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 15%
IndexArgoAlabamaNational
Income per capita$25,417$24,736$29,829
Median household income$58,103$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,283$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,417$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$38,991$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$29,985$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Argo is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Argo is 5% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Argo is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Argo is 35% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,731$58,103$116,206
      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.

      Argo median earnings by income bracket

      Argo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%23.8%
      Wholesale & retail services22.1%23.5%
      Public administration7.1%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.5%31.9%
      Other15.6%15.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777135%
      Trussville, AL20,872$84,19852%
      Springville, AL4,199$83,17350%
      Clay, AL9,659$69,97326%
      Odenville, AL3,700$69,79226%
      Argo, AL4,145$58,1035%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Piney, AR4,145$30,33445%
      Pocomoke City, MD4,146$29,94346%
      Peotone, IL4,146$79,28643%
      South Chicago Heights, IL4,143$35,72135%
      Vidalia, LA4,148$33,97739%
      Argo, AL4,145$58,1035%
      Source: The Argo, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).