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Income/capita 35%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 67%
IndexColonyAlabamaNational
Income per capita$19,278$24,736$29,829
Median household income$34,018$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,563$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,568$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$24,375$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$28,750$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level21.6%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colony is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Colony is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colony is 67% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colony is 43% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $22,676$34,018$68,036
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Colony median earnings by income bracket

      Colony employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector47.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services3.0%8.6%
      Public administration0.0%9.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.2%12.3%
      Education, health & social services24.2%27.2%
      Other7.6%14.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smoke Rise, AL2,556$90,41763%
      Kimberly, AL2,840$71,16129%
      Morris, AL1,775$68,95825%
      Hayden, AL1,222$50,1799%
      Good Hope, AL2,499$49,64910%
      Colony, AL339$34,01839%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kennebec, SD339$51,8756%
      East Duke, OK339$51,0008%
      Atalissa, IA339$61,62511%
      Emden, IL339$46,25016%
      Sandy Level, VA339$31,87542%
      Colony, AL339$34,01839%
      Source: The Colony, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).