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Income/capita 14%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 55%
IndexCarolinaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$25,747$24,736$29,829
Median household income$52,344$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,893$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$50,833$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$20,893$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carolina is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Carolina is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carolina is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carolina is 53% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,892$52,344$104,688
      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.

      Carolina median earnings by income bracket

      Carolina employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.3%3.6%
      Manufacturing sector26.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%20.0%
      Public administration0.0%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services3.9%27.3%
      Other24.7%12.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gantt, AL188$49,37511%
      Libertyville, AL133$43,75021%
      Horn Hill, AL279$37,50032%
      Sanford, AL218$37,25033%
      Heath, AL306$37,25033%
      Carolina, AL308$52,3445%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springdale, WA308$33,37540%
      Fleischmanns, NY308$35,31336%
      East Germantown, IN308$27,50050%
      Coal Creek town, CO308$44,75019%
      Cross Timber, TX308$96,25074%
      Carolina, AL308$52,3445%
      Source: The Carolina, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).