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Income/capita 33%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 107%
IndexAttallaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,032$24,736$29,829
Median household income$38,921$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,907$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,013$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$32,572$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$23,420$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate9.6%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Attalla is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Attalla is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Attalla is 107% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Attalla is 14% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,944$38,921$77,842
      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.

      Attalla median earnings by income bracket

      Attalla employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector35.4%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services19.8%20.4%
      Public administration3.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.1%43.3%
      Other12.3%25.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Southside, AL8,563$65,56119%
      Gallant, AL896$63,89716%
      Egypt, AL885$55,3660%
      Sardis City, AL1,570$51,8486%
      Tidmore Bend, AL1,266$50,00010%
      Attalla, AL5,934$38,92130%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Colusa, CA5,935$48,87712%
      Du Quoin, IL5,932$33,68639%
      Plymouth Meeting, PA5,931$79,33843%
      Wheelersburg, OH5,931$50,2649%
      Steelton, PA5,938$45,13218%
      Attalla, AL5,934$38,92130%
      Source: The Attalla, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).