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Income/capita 34%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 94%
IndexCarrolltonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$19,598$24,736$29,829
Median household income$25,192$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,500$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$10,093$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$21,344$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$12,083$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate9.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level35.0%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Carrollton is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Carrollton is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Carrollton is 94% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Carrollton is 131% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,792$25,192$50,384
      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.

      Carrollton median earnings by income bracket

      Carrollton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.2%20.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%2.3%
      Public administration6.6%8.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.6%49.2%
      Other29.3%27.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Hope, MS3,393$67,01621%
      Ethelsville, AL171$36,00035%
      Gordo, AL1,748$28,00049%
      Pickensville, AL827$27,32151%
      McMullen, AL7$23,12558%
      Carrollton, AL1,082$25,19254%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Homeland, GA1,082$31,07144%
      Gratton, VA1,082$62,14312%
      Haliimaile, HI1,082$61,29811%
      Yale, OK1,082$32,70841%
      Wortham, TX1,082$33,95839%
      Carrollton, AL1,082$25,19254%
      Source: The Carrollton, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).