Income/capita 33%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 70%
Income per capita$19,975$28,872$29,829
Median household income$45,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,795$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,083$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,667$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,571$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.2%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Birmingham is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Birmingham is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Birmingham is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Birmingham is 14% higher than the national average

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      Birmingham employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services7.2%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%37.0%
      Public administration0.0%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.6%1.4%
      Education, health & social services9.4%22.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Libertyville, IA371$58,8646%
      Maharishi Vedic City, IA583$57,5004%
      Lockridge, IA265$47,08315%
      Keosauqua, IA1,029$43,54821%
      Batavia, IA637$40,80426%
      Birmingham, IA546$45,00019%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Richburg, NY546$41,38925%
      Shoshoni, WY546$42,65623%
      De Witt, NE546$43,19422%
      Ashland, MS546$43,83921%
      Goshen, OH546$0100%
      Birmingham, IA546$45,00019%
      Source: The Birmingham, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).