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Income/capita 53%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 78%
IndexCordovaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$14,047$24,736$29,829
Median household income$20,917$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$28,750$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,125$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$24,327$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$20,302$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate8.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level33.5%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cordova is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cordova is 62% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cordova is 78% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cordova is 121% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $13,943$20,917$41,834
      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.

      Cordova median earnings by income bracket

      Cordova employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry27.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%25.8%
      Public administration4.6%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%6.2%
      Education, health & social services5.3%46.6%
      Other19.3%12.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Jefferson, AL462$55,0001%
      Maytown, AL349$53,4093%
      Adamsville, AL4,422$44,83319%
      Graysville, AL1,911$42,15124%
      Dora, AL2,362$41,19726%
      Cordova, AL2,030$20,91762%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
      Port Barre, LA2,030$24,89655%
      Wakarusa, IN2,030$56,0711%
      Great Falls, SC2,030$29,78846%
      Brookwood, AL2,029$53,9582%
      Cordova, AL2,030$20,91762%
      Source: The Cordova, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).