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Income/capita 5%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 41%
IndexClayAlabamaNational
Income per capita$31,323$24,736$29,829
Median household income$69,973$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,890$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,869$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$50,889$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$34,229$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level4.2%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clay is 5% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Clay is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clay is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clay is 72% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,644$69,973$139,946
      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.

      Clay median earnings by income bracket

      Clay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services25.9%9.0%
      Public administration4.3%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%2.4%
      Education, health & social services6.2%44.9%
      Other25.6%21.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777135%
      Smoke Rise, AL2,556$90,41763%
      Trussville, AL20,872$84,19852%
      Springville, AL4,199$83,17350%
      Kimberly, AL2,840$71,16129%
      Clay, AL9,659$69,97326%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sparta, WI9,659$50,1349%
      Roxborough Park, CO9,657$106,18892%
      Eidson Road, TX9,654$34,92937%
      Fort Bliss, TX9,650$48,89112%
      Alamosa, CO9,671$28,16749%
      Clay, AL9,659$69,97326%
      Source: The Clay, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).