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Income/capita 20%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 39%
IndexChatomAlabamaNational
Income per capita$23,803$24,736$29,829
Median household income$38,889$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,393$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,094$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$18,906$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$23,906$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chatom is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Chatom is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chatom is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chatom is 64% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,923$38,889$77,778
      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.

      Chatom median earnings by income bracket

      Chatom employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.2%8.8%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services5.4%19.0%
      Public administration5.0%10.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.4%
      Education, health & social services5.4%28.6%
      Other48.5%25.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Stephens, AL382$77,08339%
      Vinegar Bend, AL344$76,96939%
      Fruitdale, AL221$59,5458%
      McIntosh, AL339$46,78615%
      Millry, AL563$32,81341%
      Chatom, AL988$38,88930%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Magazine, AR988$33,75039%
      Westhaven-Moonstone, CA988$54,1382%
      Silverado Resort, CA988$170,161208%
      Aragon, GA988$28,68448%
      Section, AL988$29,02848%
      Chatom, AL988$38,88930%
      Source: The Chatom, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).